Tag: Arizona

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    Individual liberty versus the common good and the ongoing need for comprehensive immigration reform were among the issues religious groups continued to debate as the High Court’s current term came to a close More

    June 29, 2012 | Comments

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    The Supreme Court is weighing the legal challenge to Arizona’s strict immigration law, and religious groups opposed to the law are appealing to language throughout the scriptures “to take care of the stranger,” says Catholic News Service staff writer Patricia Zapor. More

    April 27, 2012 | Comments

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    “If Utah is enacting some draconian restrictive immigration law, you can sort of imagine the reaction and then the blame that might be placed on the church for allowing it to happen,” says BYU professor Quin Monson. More

    July 22, 2011 | Comments

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    “Faith-based organizations, as a matter of public policy, have been designated first-responder by default. But they’re being asked to do it with no resources,” according to Rev. Eugene Williams. More

    February 18, 2011 | Comments

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    A new state law could shut down the city of Tucson’s high school ethnic studies program. The state superintendent says ethnic studies divides students by race. Supporters say it teaches mutual respect and fosters a commitment to democracy. More

    December 17, 2010 | Comments

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    Arizona gives tax credits to people who donate money to school tuition organizations that provide student scholarships. A group of taxpayers claims most of the money goes to religious education. More

    November 5, 2010 | Comments

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    “There are moments when we must challenge the laws of society,” says Bishop Minerva Carcano of the United Methodist Church’s Desert Southwest Conference. More

    May 21, 2010 | Comments

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    Gerald Kicanas, bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson, says Arizona’s new immigration law is not a solution to our broken immigration system, and the dignity of migrants needs to be respected. More

    April 30, 2010 | Comments

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    Millions of spiritual seekers and New Age practitioners are drawn to the Red Rocks of Sedona, Arizona each year. More

    March 16, 2001 | Comments