99% Invisible

249- Church (Sanctuary, Part 1)

26:41 | Feb 28th, 2017

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In the 1980s, Rev. John Fife and his congregation at Southside Presbyterian Church began to help Central American migrants fleeing persecution from US backed dictatorships. Their efforts would mark the beginning of a new — and controversial — social ...Show More

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epekilisSep 10th, 2017

We are hearing a lot about sanctuary cities in the news. In a two part episode, 99% invisible examines the modern history of the sanctuary concept.