Religious Leaders Creating ‘Underground Railroad’ to Hide Illegal Aliens

railroad-feature“CNN’s Jake Tapper and Kyung Lah report on the efforts of religious groups who are preparing an “underground railroad” to hide illegal aliens from potential deportation.” –Source

This so called man of God said (at about 2:10 in the video) that he is breaking federal law because he “answers to God” and so he must help illegal aliens by hiding them in secret locations all over his area. He makes the assumption, and I would also think he hopes, that the people watching him claim on camera to be doing God’s work don’t actually read their Bible because he is breaking the laws of the land and the Bible clearly declares that is sin. So he is correct in assuming he will “answer to God” for it, but not in the way he believes. And for an added bonus for his sinful rebellion, he will eventually answer to the authorities that write and enforce the laws because they are ordained of God to do so.   Continue reading

Religious organizations condemn Trump’s expected orders on refugees

fa8116c11454a39d0079770d877894d4Muslim, Christian and Jewish leaders gathered at the national headquarters of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) in Washington, D.C., Wednesday to condemn expected orders by President Trump that would stop the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the United States and impose travel restrictions on visitors from several other Muslim countries.

CAIR co-founder and executive director Nihad Awad said that such action, which Trump has yet to formally announce but which he repeatedly endorsed during his presidential campaign as a national security measure, “does not make our country safer.”   Continue reading

Norway state church sees exodus after allowing online exit

685636d517258a2da30f6a7067003a2bSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Norway’s state church has seen a record fall in membership after making it possible to join and leave the church electronically.

The Church of Norway says almost 25,000 members left in August by using a new function on the church’s website. Meanwhile, about 1,200 new members joined online.

Even though the church has seen a steady decline in membership in recent decades, that’s by far the biggest monthly loss in recorded history. By comparison, the church lost 8,588 members in the first seven months of 2016, before the online option was introduced.   Continue reading

New York will allow some undocumented immigrants to teach and practice medicine

MaryEllen Elia, Betty RosaThe state of New York will allow some undocumented immigrants to teach and practice medicine after the state’s licensing board voted Tuesday to accept applications from immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.

The action by the Board of Regents will open up new opportunities for thousands of people with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals – or DACA – status.  Continue reading…