Australian Anglicans Offer Asylum to Migrants

Australian Anglican and United churches offer sanctuary to asylum seekers who face deportation to Nauru after a High Court ruling.

CHR Comment: The article cites the historic Christian practice of offering asylum to persecuted or untried persons. The custom goes back to the cities of refuge described in the Old Testament where a person accused of a crime could flee for protection from blood feuds. Amazing how modern problems can mirror ancient ones.

Source: Australian churches offer to take in asylum seekers – BBC News


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