Diocese in Europe hosts consultation on refugee crisis

by Gavin Drake


Source: Anglican Communion News Service

The priest on the front line of the Anglican church’s work with refugees in Europe has told a consultation in Cologne how he first became involved in this aspect of his ministry. “I was going to do the Wednesday service at St Paul’s Church and passed through the central square in Athens,” the city’s Anglican chaplain, the Revd Canon Malcolm Bradshaw, said. “To my surprise I saw an encampment of 200 Syrians.” After taking the service, he said, “I walked back and wondered through the encampment and began to speak to them; and this was the first sight of this great movement of refugees into Europe.”

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