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Guatemalan Dictator to Be Brought to Justice

During the early 1980’s, when Central Americans were passing through Annunciation House, among the guests were those from Guatemala. They shared with us the reality that existed in the country. Our guests knew well the role the military played in … Continue reading

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New Sanctuary Pledge

From the Interfaith Worker Justice website, http://www.iwj.org

The New Sanctuary Movement is a coalition of interfaith religious leaders and participating congregations, called by our faith to respond actively and publicly to the suffering of our immigrant brothers and sisters residing in the United States. Continue reading

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The New Sanctuary Movement

By Katie Sharar In the 1980s, thousands of Central Americans arrived in the United States to seek refuge from repressive and violent governments. Virtually all were denied asylum, in spite of the fact that they were fleeing persecution, life-threatening repression, … Continue reading

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