Day: June 26, 2018

Voices of faith respond to Supreme Court’s travel ban decision

Voices of faith respond to Supreme Court’s travel ban decision

In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court upheld Donald Trump’s travel ban today, attacked by many as targeting Muslims (from Al Jazeera, those countries include Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen), and prompting protest in D.C. and statements from a number of communities of faith. From the New York Times: In a 5-to-4 vote, the court’s conservatives said that the president’s […]

Episcopalians keep up the prayer, pressure over immigration

Episcopalians keep up the prayer, pressure over immigration

The prayers and public witness continue less than two weeks before General Convention’s planned prayer service outside an ICE detention center in Taylor, Texas, about forty minutes away from the Episcopal Church’s triennial meeting in Austin.