Let’s use the opportunity of #GivingTuesday to remember that it is more blessed to give than to receive – be it today or at any other time of the year.
The film tells the stories of three refugees and the friends they met in Hungary, France and Denmark. A set of materials are offered to start honest conversations about the challenges and opportunities of the refugee crisis.
A starting point: invite a refugee to go with you to visit a museum, watch a football match, share a meal.
Minors will be resettled in the UK, Christian organisations participate in the process.
French Minister of the Interior Cazeneuve guarantees the protection of worship places. The CNEF, concerned after second similar incident in just two months.
The situation inside the ‘jungle’ of Calais is “chaotic”, admits Paul Sydnor (IAFR). Churches should understand the need to “offer a platform” for reconciliation between Christian and Muslim asylum seekers.
The refugee crisis, the hardships in Greece, the threat of Islamic terrorism, violence in Ukraine, the global financial crisis… Vote.
Christian faith “instructs us not to fear the stranger, but to love our neighbour. We view the situation with growing alarm and anger.”
Italy will receive the most aid - nearly 560 million euros, while Greece is to receive 473 million.
Bishop Trevor Willmott calls on Prime Minister to “soften” rhetoric towards the migrants, and deal with the problem in a "non-hostile way".
One person died and 1,500 were intercepted only last night. African and Asian refugees and migrants wait in Calais for an opportunity to reach the UK.