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15 Sep
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EU refugee talks ‘disappointing’ says Christian Aid: fairness and vision needed

Christian Aid today renewed its call for EU members to respond with fairness and vision to the present refugee crisis, saying it was disappointed at the outcome of ministerial talks in Brussels yesterday. The EU’s Justice and Home Affairs Council ...

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15 Sep
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World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel

September 20-26, with the theme 'God has broken down the dividing walls'.

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13 Sep
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URC Synod passes resolution on refugee crisis

Christians from throughout Scotland gathered at Robert Gordon’s College in Aberdeen on Saturday 12 September for the autumn synod meeting of the United Reformed Church National Synod of Scotland. During the meeting, representatives from the congregations that make up the ...

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13 Sep
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SCIAF: Refugee families are in desperate need

The Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund writes: Families fleeing the violence within Syria desperately need our help. In Lebanon and Jordan we’re providing food, shelter and medical supplies to homeless refugee families, and across Europe our sister agencies are helping ...

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Archbishop Justin Welby
13 Sep
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Archbishop Justin Welby warns Cameron refugee policy discriminates against Christians

Christians have avoided refugee camps because of fears of persecution from Islamist groups.

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Most Rev David Chillingworth
11 Sep
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Episcopalian approach to David Cameron over migrant and refugee crisis

On behalf of the Scottish Episcopal Church its Primus, the Most Rev David Chillingworth, has written to the Prime Minister calling  on the government to find a response of warmth and generosity to the plight of the refugees and migrants who ...

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Archbishop Philip Tartaglia
11 Sep
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Catholic Bishops offer support to refugees

In a letter to Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, the President of Scotland’s Catholic Bishops’ Conference has offered to assist the Scottish Government in accepting refugees. Archbishop Philip Tartaglia has written in support of the First Minister’s response and “inspired ...

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10 Sep
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Salvation Army statement on the refugee crisis

The Salvation Army is responding to the refugee crisis across Europe, providing practical, emotional and spiritual support to those affected. We believe we have an ethical and humanitarian responsibility to provide aid to refugees who have fled war and persecution ...

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