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Fred Drummond
04 Sep
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Lord have mercy – a prayer for the refugee crisis

In response to the current refugee crisis Fred Drummond, director of prayer and Scotland for the Evangelical Alliance, has written this prayer. Lord have Mercy Gracious God, For every tear streaked child For every voiceless mother For every desperate father ...

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Most Rev David Chillingworth
03 Sep
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Migrant crisis: ‘We need a major public debate’ says Primus of Scottish Episcopal Church

The Most Rev David Chillingworth, Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church says: The image of the body of a young boy lying drowned on a beach encapsulates the humanitarian tragedy of the ...

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Archbishop Justin Welby
03 Sep
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Archbishop of Canterbury on the refugee crisis: ‘We cannot turn our backs’

In a statement on the refugee crisis facing Europe and the Middle East, the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Justin Welby, said today: “This is a hugely complex and wicked crisis that underlines our human frailty and the fragility ...

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03 Sep
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Video: Faith leaders speak out after emergency refugee summit

The Church of Scotland is working with the Scottish government and third sector groups to take immediate compassionate action on the refugee crisis as thousands of families fleeing confict in Syria continue to arrive in Europe. Rev Sally Foster Fulton, ...

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Churches Together in England logo
03 Sep
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Churches Together in England eNews for September 2015

To subscribe to this monthly email newsletter or see the archive, visit www.cte.org.uk/news .

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Rev Iain D Campbell
02 Sep
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Migration crisis: ‘A stranger and you took me in?’

Rev Dr Iain D Campbell, minister of Point Free Church on the Isle of Lewis, considers both Babylon and Canada in his thoughts about refugees. I was recently reading a novel based on the experience of emigration. The author makes ...

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Photo:Pope Francis
30 Aug
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Video: Pope Francis mourns death of 71 migrants who suffocated in abandoned truck

In his Sunday Angelus address Pope Francis lamented the death of 71 migrants – mostly from war-torn Syria – whose bodies were found in an abandoned truck on an Austrian highway. He offered prayers for the victims. “Unfortunately in the ...

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28 Aug
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Evangelism ‘threatened by counter-extremism measures’

Four out of five evangelicals think government policies to tackle extremism may make it harder for them to share their faith. Two thirds of respondents to the Evangelical Alliance’s survey of more than 1,700 evangelicals felt that the current attempt ...

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