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Belgium

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Refugee Crisis: Declaration of the Bishops of Belgium

Thousands of refugees are at our gates today. They are fleeing war, violence, dangers and hopeless situations in massive number. They come here, in Europe and in Belgium, for protection, asylum and a better life. Because here, there is peace and well-being, even though it is not a paradise. Today, these hundreds of thousands of refugees are added to…read more

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France

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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, ….READ MORE

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Germany

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“…and you invited me in”

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

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Greece

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Ecumenical Refugee Program – Church of Greece

Subject: Major concerns of the EPR legal service relating to the implementation of Asylum Transitory Regime in Greece.
The Ecumenical Refugee Program (ERP), is a special service of the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Greece that provides assistance to refugees and asylum seekers. The program runs different projects that have been financed by various sources,… READ MORE

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Italy

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I AM PART OF ITALY TOO!

Italian Campaign for Citizenship and Voting Rights for People of Foreign Origin

The Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy/Refugee and Migrant Service, in cooperation with several civil society organizations, launched a national campaign for Citizenship and Voting Rights for People of Foreign Origin.

Today, the number of people of foreign origin …READ MORE

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Netherlands

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Call to offer safe and legal routes for refugees

Europe finds itself confronting large numbers of refugees, many more then it has seen for a long time. These refugees can only find protection, in increasing measure, by travelling extremely dangerous routes. In doing so, they are obliged to cross borders illegally, for which they have recourse to human traffickers. The influx of refugees is creating a chaotic situation at the external borders … READ MORE

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Norway

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The EEA and Norway Grants

The European Economic Area (EEA) Grants and Norway Grants represent the contribution of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway to reducing economic and social disparities and to strengthening bilateral relations with 16 EU countries in Central and Southern Europe. ….READ MORE

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Spain

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Lampedusa: Más acciones y menos lamentos

El hundimiento de un barco con 500 pasajeros ha conmocionado a Europa, 200 muertos y cerca de 150 desaparecidos, muchos de ellos niños y mujeres embarazadas, ha hecho clamar por un cambio en la legislación europea. También se ha señalado la …READ MORE

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Sweden

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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 MORE

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Switzerland

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Religious communities in Switzerland demand more protection for refugees. German, Français

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?”.  ...READ MORE

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United Kingdom

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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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