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The Global Refugee Crisis

10/20/2015

Statement from Stephan Bauman, President of World Relief – The Global Refugee Crisis: A Unique Moment for the Church In 1944, in response to the devastation and displacement of millions of refugees caused by World War II, the people of Park Street Church in Boston resolved to forego meals and send the money they would have spent on food to what they called the “War Relief Fund.”

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Local Churches Stand Ready

09/21/2015

Statement from Stephan Bauman, President of World Relief – LOCAL CHURCHES STAND READY TO WELCOME MORE REFUGEES Yesterday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the United States will increase the number of refugees admitted into the United States from the current level of 70,000 to 85,000 in Fiscal Year 2016.

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