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An interfaith gathering of residents and religious congregations blessed the opening of Congolese refugee Ndoole Mamboleo’s new tailoring business in Kalamazoo, MI, on Sunday afternoon. MLive.com reports: Nearly 100 residents and members of area religious congregations attended a interfaith service Sunday to bless the new ZAFAM Tailoring and Sewing Center in Kalamazoo. The…(Read More)

The Washington Post is reporting on how the fallout from Trump’s executive order is affecting church-run refugee resettlement programs. World Relief, an evangelical-run organization that is one of nine which work with the United Nations, is cutting 140 jobs and closing five of its centers, calling it “a direct result of the…(Read More)

by Kimberly Knowle-Zeller   Psalm 61 Hear my cry, O God, * and listen to my prayer. I call upon you from the ends of the earth with heaviness in my heart; * set me upon the rock that is higher than I. For you have been my refuge, * a strong tower against the…(Read More)

Here at our sea-washed, sunset, gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of Exiles. (Excerpt from The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus…(Read More)

Per the request of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Anglican Archbishop of Central Africa, the Most Revd Albert Chama, has written to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon about the “global tragedy” of refugees . The Global Summit Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants is being held this week at the UN General Assembly in…(Read More)