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Results for New Sanctuary Movement

Reviving the Sanctuary Movement
Originally Posted: 10/16/2014 - 1:41pm | Type: Blog

Currently, the Sanctuary Movement allows members of congregations who are facing deportation to reside within the sacred space of a church, synagogue, or mosque in order to avoid immediate deportation from the ...

Welcoming the Stranger (Even If It’s Against the Law)
Originally Posted: 10/03/2014 - 10:05am | Type: Blog

Philadelphia faith leaders announced that they will welcome immigrant families even if it is against the law. They are building a movement of "sanctuary congregations" and have dreams that the U.S. w ...

The Right Words
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

John G. VanDerWalker II I appreciate Sojourners’ attention to U.S. immigration policy (“The New Sanctuary Movement,” September-October 20 ...