Faith Groups to Prez Biden: Protect Sacred Land

Faith Groups to Prez Biden: Protect Sacred Land

“Dear Mr. President …” So begins a recent letter addressed to President Biden, who rose to the highest office in the land by promising a reprieve from the cruelty, indignity and heartless economics that dominated the Trump administration. Despite campaign promises and...
Emerging Voices | Harsh Words Reap Consequences

Emerging Voices | Harsh Words Reap Consequences

The U.S. has had a new president for just over 100 days. We have heard the new priorities and have grown accustomed to the new rhythms and cycles of news. Instinctively, we remember the events of the past four years, and even the terms before that, and do the work of...
Faith Groups, Leaders Hail Revised Refugee Quotas

Faith Groups, Leaders Hail Revised Refugee Quotas

Faith groups and leaders across the U.S. have welcomed the policy change announced by the Biden administration on May 3, which will increase the annual U.S. refugee resettlement quota to 62,500. The previous administration had reduced resettlement quotas to 15,000 for...
Baptists Raised Alarm About Genocide 100 Years Ago

Baptists Raised Alarm About Genocide 100 Years Ago

The Ottoman Empire’s assault upon its Armenian population, later characterized as the Armenian Genocide, commenced in April 1915. After 106 years, the United States government officially declared the horror a genocide. President Joseph Biden issued a statement on...