UN World Refugee Day

June 20, 2020

World Refugee Day, declared by the United Nations to be marked on June 20, is a call for communities around the world to work toward peace and security for all, remembering especially the millions of people who are displaced or forcibility uprooted from their homes.

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You were a refugee, seeking safety and freedom, and we did not welcome you...

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File Jesus Was a Refugee
A poem/hymn text by John Wesley Oldham, Winnipeg.
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