(RNS) — More than 14,000 Americans participating in the Ration Challenge for the first time this year — many, this week around World Refugee Day (June 20). The global challenge — organized in the United States by Church World Service — asks participants to live
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (BP) -- About 100 participants recently had to choose between fleeing with the one child in your arms or running amid gunfire in search of your other children. Fortunately for them, it was a simulation.
KAMPALA, Uganda (RNS) — Recently, dozens of South Sudanese refugees gathered inside a tent at Imvepi Refugee Camp to thank God for enabling them to found a new church — one made partly possible by a new app that links preachers to Bible
Over the past two years, the nation's refugee resettlement system has been slowly dismantled. That dismantling has led to layoffs and office closings for resettlement groups. And it has left refugees like Khadra Abdo with little hope that their families will be reunited.
CÚCUTA, Colombia (BP) -- When Nelson Martínez' father died this summer, Martínez inherited a piece of property half a day up the mountain from his hometown
(RNS) — The number of Christian refugees coming to the United States from the countries where Christians are most persecuted has dropped dramatically under President
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) – Dr. Evan Atar Adaha knows that faith matters to many of his patients at the Maban Referral Hospital in South Sudan’s
DALLAS (BP) -- Personal belongings are confiscated, and a participant is stripped of his or her individuality. They become a number. Government workers with stern
Ongoing violence in South Sudan is projected to result in "Africa's largest refugee crisis since the mid-1990s," the United Nations announced on Feb. 1.
Minority groups currently make up more than three-quarters of the world's stateless population, according to a new United Nations report released on Nov. 3.