• Religious communities in Switzerland demand more protection for refugees. German, Français
Recommandation Fédération Protestante de France

L’Assemblée Générale de la Fédération protestante de France (FPF), réunie à Paris les 27 et 28 janvier 2018, relance l’appel pour un accueil digne des exilés, lancé en 2015, avec fermeté et humanité dans la défense intransigeante de la dignité de chacun et la condamnation de tout ce qui humilie l’humanité dans l’Homme, dans l’exigence du respect des droits fondamentaux de ...Lire toute le texte

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A Time of Encounters

The study covers the period 2015-2016 and looks into the extent of the Church of Sweden's work at parish level concerning asylum seekers and newly settled persons, as well as how the work is organized and which experiences are acquired in the work. Read full Report

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Lampedusa Ecumenical Statement

We are Christians of different traditions from Europe and the United States meeting in Palermo from 30 September to 2 October 2017 to reaffirm our commitment to welcoming migrants and asylum seekers. Catholics, Orthodox and Protestants, we have ecumenically carried out reception activities, paying close attention to the concerns and the proposals made by experts and civil society representatives who have contributed to our debate. On 3 October, we have reached Lampedusa to remember the victims of...Read more; Italian Version

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"This Is What We Want - The Churches and Migration Issues"

"This Is What We Want – The Churches and Migration Issues" is an expression of our ambition to be the salt of the earth, to protest against injustice and to work for a better society for all people. We highlight the fundamental values and ethical principles that are at the foundation of this analysis. These values or principles are based both on our Christian faith, as the text is illustrated with various quotes from the....Read more

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God’s love is for the whole world and does not stop at national borders. God is close and he is merciful to each person in the same manner – regardless of the colour of their skin, their gender, nationality, religion or financial position. During these times of international crises, many are responding in ways of thinking that stops at their nation’s borders. In discussions concerning refugees and...Read more, German version

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Peacemaking Sunday: 18 September 2016 – "When I needed a neighbour"

Peacemaking Sunday is held each year on the nearest Sunday to the United Nations International Day of Peace on 21 September. The Church of Scotland, Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Methodist Church and United Reformed Church provide material each year for a service, including hymns, prayers, reflections and a visual meditation. The theme for this year’s resources is "Solidarity with refugees". Read more...

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JEÛNE GENEVOIS 2016 – A Day of Fasting and Prayer

Jeûne Genevois 2016 will be organised by the World Council of Churches and ‘Witnessing Together in Geneva’ at the Ecumenical Centre, 150 Route de Ferney, Geneva on 8th September under the theme: "Rising to the challenge of the migration: Are we all Noahs?”. Programme in French

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Message from the churches in Poland concerning refugees

The nations of Europe and the Churches are facing the enormous challenge of the migrant crisis. About three million people from countries of Africa and Asia have crossed the border of the European Union. Some of them are fleeing because of war and religious persecution, others in...read more

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