World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day


June 20, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] June 20 is World Refugee Day, when the world is called to remember the millions of individuals fleeing their countries as refugees and the millions more internally displaced people stranded within their country with no home to go to.

Archbishop of...

June 18, 2018

"Our work with and for refugees began when we began to follow Jesus, to follow His way and His teachings. It is because we are followers of Jesus, because we follow the way of love, because we follow the way of compassion, because we follow the way of human decency and kindness that we must be...

May 22, 2018

Episcopal Migration Ministries and the Office of Government Relations is hosting a one-hour free webinar, Our 1939 Moment: Continuing the Legacy of Welcome, on Monday, June18 at 4 pm Eastern (3 pm Central/2 pm Mountain/1 pm Pacific/noon Alaska/11 am Hawaii). 

Presented as part of the...

June 20, 2017

The Rev. Stephanie Spellers, canon to the presiding bishop for evangelism, reconciliation and creation, left, Rabbi Victor Urecki, of B’nai Jacob Synagogue in Charleston, West Virginia, center, and Hani Hamwi, of Islamic Relief USA, during a June 20 interfaith panel discussion for World...

June 20, 2017

La Rda. Stephanie Spellers, canóniga del Obispo Primado para la evangelización, la reconciliación y la creación, a la izquierda; el rabino Victor Urecki, de la sinagoga B’nai Jacob en Charleston, Virginia Occidental, al centro, y Hani Hamwi, de Ayuda Islámica USA, durante la mesa redonda...

June 20, 2017

La révérende Stephanie Spellers, chanoine auprès de l’Évêque Primat pour l’évangélisation, la réconciliation et la création, à gauche, le rabbin Victor Urecki, de la Synagogue B’nai Jacob de Charleston (État de Virginie Occidentale), au centre, et Hani Hamwi, d’Islamic Relief USA, lors d’un...

June 19, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Alliance has joined a group of 20 Christian organizations in issuing a statement to mark World Refugee Day. The statement celebrates the opportunities for solidarity and learning that come with opening our arms to welcome refugees and calls for...

June 15, 2017

“In the name of Mary, Joseph and the Lord Jesus, aid all refugees today, for most of the refugees like the Holy Family themselves, are families, and most are children,” commented Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry in his 2017 World Refugee Day Message. “I invite you...

June 11, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] In advance of World Refugee Day on June 20th, join the Stand with Refugees Campaign!

Call your members of Congress to remind them that the United States plays a critical role in providing protection and hope for the persecuted, support a refugee...

June 20, 2016

It is easy to forget that the 65.3 million refugees are individual people – like six-year-old Taim, who crossed the Aegean Sea last year with his family, landing on the Greek island of Chios. Photo: Jeffrey / ACT Alliance

[Anglican Communion News Service] The number of people...


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On World Refugee Day, held each year on June 20, we celebrate the strength, resilience, and cour

Every year on June 20, the international community celebrates World Refugee Day.

In 2000, the United Nations General Assembly established June 20 as World Refugee Day to recogni

In 2000, the United Nations General Assembly established June 20 as World Refugee Day to recogni

On Sunday, June 20, refugee advocates and organizations, and many faith communities – including