Throughout US history, the church has had a complicated relationship with the "homeless, tempest-tost" looking for a better life.
I wince at the image of three-year-old Alan Kurdi, washed ashore on a Turkish beach one year ago. Or of five-year-old Omran Daqneesh, bloodied and dusty after surviving a bombing in Aleppo. I think of my own one-year-old son—he wears little Velcro shoes like Alan’s and has mop-like hair like Omran’s—and my heart breaks.
The lifeless body of 3-year-old Alan Kurdi washed up on a Turkish beach on Sept. 2, 2015.
The men received prison terms of more than four years for the deaths of five people, including Alan, a young boy whose body washed up on a Turkish beach in September.
A year after the image of three-year-old Alan Kurdi lying lifeless on a Turkish beach pushed the Syrian refugee crisis to the top of the international agenda, his grandfather makes an emotional plea for world leaders to end the war ...
A tiny child, facedown on the sand, waves slipping over his body. That image of Alan Kurdi, a 3-year-old whose body washed up on a beach in Turkey after his boat filled with refugees capsized in the Aegean Sea, captured the world's ...