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Refugees lose many things, but never their human rights: LWF and UNHCR visibility material at the panel discussion. Photo: LWF/ A. Danielsson
1 Feb
Changing the media narrative on refugees
God and Human Dignity, Communications, Migrants, Migration, #withrefugees, refugee, refugee camps, European refugee crisis
1 Feb
Few media report the stories of refugees directly, is the finding of a new study about the representation of refugees and migrants in the media.
Newly arrived refugees outside the parish house of Katarina Parish, Stockholm, Sweden. Photo: Magnus Aronson /Ikon
24 Nov
Pleading for the rights of unaccompanied minors fleeing crisis
CoS, Migrants, European refugee crisis, Child Protection, Children, Human Rights
24 Nov
Church of Sweden seeks urgent government protection for vulnerable youth and children from Afghanistan
Syrian refugee children at a fence facing the Aegean Sea coast, Greece. Photo: ACT/ Paul Jeffrey
4 Jul
“Meet refugees in service and love”
Refugees, European refugee crisis
4 Jul
Letter to European member churches
“The call to protect the vulnerable is part of our deepest faith convictions,” LWF General Secretary Rev. Dr Martin Junge told participants at the Geneva conference. Photo: LWF/S. Gallay
19 Jan
We must address root causes of the refugee crisis
Human Rights, Refugees. Displaced person, European refugee crisis
19 Jan
Strategic cooperation with faith-based organizations makes a critical difference
A refugee carrie a child near the Serbo-Croat border.  Photo: Paul Jeffrey
16 Oct
Winter clothing needed for refugees – LWF assessment team
European refugee crisis, Hungary, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hungary
16 Oct
LWF mission assesses situation at Serbo-Croatian border
Bishop Dr Tamás Fabiny, speaks to an ecumenical group of church leaders visiting Hungary, 26 September 2015. File Photo: Paul Jeffrey/WCC
1 Oct
“It is right to provide shelter”
European refugee crisis
1 Oct
Focus on refugee crisis at Budapest Diakonia Day sermon
The ELCH offered 150 daily portions of warm meals to refugees at Kelati Station, the main train station in Budapest. Photo: Zsuzsanna Bolla
1 Oct
Seeking a common Lutheran approach to Europe’s refugee crisis
European refugee crisis
1 Oct
Nordic and Central Western Europe leaders in solidarity visit to Hungary
Volunteers and church aid organization at a distribution in Hungary. Photo: evangelikus.hu
24 Sep
LWF to support Hungarian refugee response
European refugee crisis
24 Sep
Assessment mission to Hungary and Serbia
Affirming global solidarity with asylum seekers, migrants and the poor, from left: Bishop Gerhard Ulrich, United Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany (VELKD); LWF President Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan; Nordkirche’s Synodpräses Dr Andreas Tietze; and Tanzania’s Presiding Bishop Dr Alex G. Malasusa, LWF Vice-President for Africa. Photo: Nordkirche/Eberhard von der Heyde
24 Sep
A more just world includes care for refugees, migrants and asylum seekers
European refugee crisis
24 Sep
German and global partner churches affirm “the way of justice”
Refugee family with caretaker, left, at the refugee home Rossauer Lände, Austria. Photo: Diakonie Refugee Service Austria/ Nadja Meister
16 Sep
Refugee crisis: Churches in other LWF regions express solidarity with Europe
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Rev. Daniel Rift, European refugee crisis, ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton, Rev. Gustavo Gómez, United Evangelical Lutheran Church
16 Sep
Prayers for safety, advocacy for additional support
A volunteer helps a refugee child study for school. Photo: Diakonie Refugee Service Austria/Nadja Meister
16 Sep
Welcoming churches for thousands “outside the gates of Europe”
Austria, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland, Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Austria and the Reformed Church, Veronika Weiss Kircher, European refugee crisis
16 Sep
Austrian Protestant schools offer study places