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Uganda Treats Refugees with Respect, So Why Can’t We?

According to Haydee Diaz, who works with Catholic Relief Services, Uganda has been successful in handling large numbers of refugees from the Congo (DRC) and South Sudan.  In an op-ed piece for the Washington Post, she bemoans the way the … Continue reading

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Assisting Refugees on Our Southern Border

By Steven Burt (sltrib.com) Today, thousands of women and children are fleeing Central America and seeking asylum in the United States.  I spent the week between Christmas and New Year’s representing some of them at the South Texas Family Residential … Continue reading

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A Wonderful LDS Christmas Message

Well hidden in pablum of the Dec 2016 issue (page 37) of the Ensign (an official publication of the LDS Church) is the following brief but important message: By Bishop Gerald Causse, Presiding Bishop [We should] always [be] prepared to reach out … Continue reading

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Elder L. Whitney Clayton: What Was He Thinking?

At the Spring 2016 BYU commencement ceremonies, Elder L. Whitney Clayton left the graduates with a strange message.  In an era when the LDS Church is experiencing difficult times, what is Clayton’s message? importance of maintaining connections with families, friends … Continue reading

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Refugees and Undocumented Immigrants

Issues related to refugees and immigrants are continually in the news.  Refugees from the Middle East are overrunning the outer borders of Europe.  Undocumented immigrants (as many as 12 million living in the USA) will be a major issue in … Continue reading

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South Sudanese Refugees Flood into Northwestern Uganda

This year (2014) alone, it is estimated that over 150,000 South Sudanese refugees will flood south into northwestern Uganda (the area around Arua).  This is the result of the fierce tribal and ethnic warfare going on in South Sudan.  Analyses … Continue reading

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