Guilford College professor starts ‘Every Campus a Refuge’ program to help refugees

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- There are tens of millions of refugees worldwide. What can any one person do?

Diya Abdo’s answer is simple.

“You have to start somewhere,” she says.

Abdo is a professor at Guilford College who was thinking about how she and her community could help with the issue, when Pope Francis announced in the fall of 2015 that he wanted every Catholic parish in Europe to host at least one refugee family. That was Abdo’s inspiration.

“We're a small, private school which...

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