Video: Jefferts Schori urges compassionate response to refugee crisis

By Matthew Davies
Posted Oct 26, 2015

This article is part of an ongoing series exploring the response to the global refugee crisis by The Episcopal Church and its ecumenical and interfaith partners. Other articles in the series are available here.

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori speaks about the refugee crisis and encourages a more compassionate response to those fleeing war and persecution throughout the world. Some photos provided by Reuters.

Resources for education and response

  • The most recent updates from Episcopal Relief & Development about its response to the refugee crisis, as well as ways to donate, are available here.
  • Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori’s statement on refugees as well as congregational and individual response suggestions are available here.
  • Episcopal Migration Ministries, the refugee resettlement service of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, works with local resettlement partners, congregations, and individual volunteers, to welcome refugees to the United States from the world’s most war-torn places.