Samuel Oliver-Bruno took refuge in a church basement for 11 months until he was detained during an appointment with immigration authorities last week.
“The asylum process is inefficient, and no one has an incentive to fix it.”
With wildfires, heat waves, and rising sea levels, large tracts of the earth are at risk of becoming uninhabitable. But the fossil-fuel industry continues its assault on the facts.
“I can’t help but mourn his death, even as I am frustrated and angry at him, and at the Christianity that makes certain bodies martyrable and certain bodies disposable.”
"He has something that got me thinking. He is free," Pope Francis said.
“The concept that Christians are — and should be — ‘better’ than everyone else reinforces an attitude of Manifest Destiny.”
Lyz Lenz writes about wanting to feel as unencumbered as a man walking through the door with the expectation that something had been done for him.
“For countless youth, it captured what summer camp truly felt like: a sudden feeling of spiritual fullness, that first connection with the Holy Spirit that was yours alone, not fed to you by your parents or Sunday School.”
Private foundations are now helping couples and individuals seeking fertility treatments in a country where IVF costs more than anywhere else on earth.
Bethel Church in The Hague is taking advantage of a law that forbids the police from entering a place while a religious service is being held. Help has poured in.