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Freedom of Religion or Belief: Engaging the Global Church
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Freedom of Religion or Belief: Engaging the Global Church

By Shane McNary  Freedom of Religion or Belief (FORB) was barely mentioned during meetings at the United Nations in Geneva in April. The pre-session was in preparation for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Session 30 which took place in May 2018. What makes this striking is that four countries have serious FORB concerns:  Azerbaijan, Russian … Continue reading

Defensoría CBF Reforma – Migratoria: Valores y Principios
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Defensoría CBF Reforma – Migratoria: Valores y Principios

La Defensoría del Compañerismo Bautista Cooperativo está comprometida en buscar justicia para los inmigrantes y refugiados entre nosotros. Estos esfuerzos son un complemento a nuestro compromiso de servir misionalmente en el contexto de la migración global. En todo el mundo, así como dentro de nuestro país el personal de campo, pastores y miembros de iglesias … Continue reading

CBF Advocacy Action Team statement of values and principles for immigration reform
advocacy / immigration

CBF Advocacy Action Team statement of values and principles for immigration reform

The following is a statement of values and principles in support of immigration reform developed by the CBF Advocacy Action Team for Immigrants and Refugees. Click here to learn more about the Advocacy Team and see a list of its members. For additional background on the statement, read this July 3 column by Stephen Reeves, CBF’s … Continue reading

Reeves: Join CBF Advocacy to support broad immigration reform
advocacy / immigration

Reeves: Join CBF Advocacy to support broad immigration reform

By Stephen Reeves In recent weeks, many Americans have been shocked by the practice of separating children from their parents as part of the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy. The tactic was implemented and then rescinded in part to deter other migrants from making the trip north. Many believe it was enacted also to strengthen … Continue reading

CBF Podcast: Responding to inhumane treatment of immigrant children, featuring Suzii Paynter
immigration / Newsroom / Podcast

CBF Podcast: Responding to inhumane treatment of immigrant children, featuring Suzii Paynter

CBF Executive Coordinator recently spent a week at the United States-Mexico border where she joined Cooperative Baptist leaders June 24 in Brownsville, Texas, at a prayer vigil hosted by Fellowship Southwest. Paynter was also part of a 11-member delegation of prominent Christian women clergy June 26-28 in cities along the border to advocate on behalf … Continue reading