Friday, October 2, 2020
Trump plans to slash refugee admissions to new low
Associated Press: “Just breathe,” congregants at the First Unitarian Church of Louisville told each other as their church became the epicenter of one of the tensest moments in their city’s history.
Episcopal News Service: While some steer clear, others speak out -- and even run for office themselves.
Baptist News Global: For public figures -- and especially religious leaders -- to explicitly or implicitly endorse a presidential candidate often carries more risks than rewards.
Religion News Service: For the first time since 2016, the Vatican has released its financial budget for the administration of Roman Curia. “The faithful have the right to know how we utilize our resources,” said the prefect for economy at the Vatican, the Rev. Juan Antonio Guerrero Alves.
Reuters: The Trump administration said on Wednesday it intends to allow only 15,000 refugees to resettle in the United States in the 2021 fiscal year, setting another record low in the history of the modern refugee program.