This issue of A Public Witness looks back at the attacks on Syrian refugees in 2015 and the abysmal U.S. record on assisting refugees since then to help us consider what to make of efforts to ban refugees from Gaza today.
Dr. Gregory Shay, a pediatric pulmonologist, deliberates on anecdotes of sickness and tragedy through a faith-based lens, arguing that it is inherently Christian to show solidarity with vulnerable populations — especially children.
Contributing writer Sarah Blackwell reflects on how there will always be times of humanitarian crisis where the needs are immediate and tremendous. However, in any long-term service project, we must look for ways to make personal contributions for the good of the community.
In a letter Tuesday, Archbishop Roberto González Nieves, Bishop Rubén González Medina of Ponce, Catholic Charities USA, Jubilee USA Network, and prominent voices and organizations from other faiths called on President Joe Biden to aid to the island through actions that would get financial aid to
The G20 Interfaith Forum, which seeks to build bridges between faith communities and the economic leaders of the G20 leaders, has a good vision for the future. But it might need to take a different path in order to more quickly achieve its goals.
<img class=" alignleft size-full wp-image-53281" src="https://wordway.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/iraq-camp.jpg" width="127" height="78" alt="Roughly 40 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) are currently in 50 nations, according to a United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) report. Displaced by conflict, impacts of climate change and natural disasters,