Our calling: Welcome refugees, support development, make peace
by The Most Revd Dr Mouneer Hanna Anis, Archbishop of Jerusalem and the Middle East
Source: Anglican Communion News Service
First we need to welcome and help refugees.
In order to do this we need to put more and more pressure on governments in developed countries to accept more refugees. Lebanon, such a small country, with a population of 5 million people and a weak economy is hosting 1.5 million Syrian refugees. The rest of the neighbouring countries did the same.