By Ryan Hagen, The Sun
Faith leaders unite in San Bernardino in favor of refugees
SAN BERNARDINO >> Leaders of diverse faiths gathered Thursday with versions of the same message: We’re all descended from refugees, and our God commands us all to care for refugees today.
Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist and Baha’i faith leaders spoke at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on Waterman Avenue for a symposium titled “Refugees, Dignity and Humanity: Perspectives of the Great Religious Founders.”
The event came as President Donald Trump pushes for a ban on refugees from certain Muslim-majority countries, which he frames as a security measure.
Courts so far have blocked both of Trump’s executive orders on the subject, saying they appear to be unconstitutional Muslim bans.
Most speakers Thursday didn’t explicity touch on the specifics of policy.
But regardless of religion, it’s important to… read more at source.