Strong welcome for UN refugee agreement – but action must follow

By Gavin Drake
Posted Sep 22, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans have welcomed the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, which was agreed by world leaders at the UN General Assembly’s High Level Meeting on Monday. The declaration “expresses the political will of world leaders to protect the rights of refugees and migrants, to save lives and share responsibility for large movements on a global scale,” the UN said as they summarised the agreement.

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Comments (2)

  1. The Rev. Bob Thwing says:

    I am opposed to Syrian refugees coming to the USA at this time. It would be better to set places in the mid-east for them to go to. Their beliefs are different from Christians. They would be better off in places that share their ideology.

  2. AliceMarie Slaven-Emond, FNP-C says:

    Spare me! Would Chirist have said that? If this occurs then we need to be sending heavy support to the area they end up at!!!!!

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