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Across the Episcopal church, bishops have been issuing statements in support of refugees and Muslim migrants, and deeply critical of the President’s Executive Order restricting their arrival in the US. Bishop Greg Rickel, of the Diocese of Olympia in western Washington, wrote I cannot support the president’s order placing restrictions on refugees based…(Read More)

The Episcopal Church and the Episcopal Network for Economic Justice are among 188 secular and faith-based organizations signing a letter from the American Civil Liberties Union to President Barack Obama, asking for an end to the detention of families seeking asylum in the U.S., addressing the damage it causes to detainees: Since the…(Read More)