sanctuary

Carmela Hernandez has lived at Germantown Mennonite Church for nearly a year.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
November 27, 2019 - 2:08 pm
Carmela Hernandez, a Mexican mother of four, will celebrate her second Thanksgiving Day in sanctuary. She is launching a new form of protest to bring attention to her case. Read more here.
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First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
Eric Gay/AP, file
May 19, 2019 - 9:26 am
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A South Texas church begins a new chapter of worship on Sunday as it unveils a new sanctuary a year and half after a gunman opened fire and killed more than two dozen congregants in the deadliest mass shooting in state history. Worshippers, elected leaders and...
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More than a dozen people stood in solidarity with religious leaders and participated in a prayer meeting in front of the Immigration Customs Enforcement building in Center City.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
October 29, 2018 - 11:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More than a dozen people stood in solidarity with religious leaders and participated in a prayer meeting in front of the Immigration Customs Enforcement building in Center City on Monday morning. Collectively, they prayed that the agency will approve a two-year stay...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo finishes speaking about refugees as he makes a statement to the media Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the State Department in Washington.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
September 18, 2018 - 12:46 pm
By Susannah George, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to people...
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