Thursday, April 18, 2019

Archbishops Justin Welby and Vincent Nicholls submit recommendations to foreign office about persecuted Christians

From Premier-

The heads of the Catholic Church and Anglican Church in England have made a submission to the inquiry into Christian persecution worldwide. 

Bishop Philip Mounstephen is currently conducting a review into the experiences of Christians in dangerous situations, commissioned by the Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

Most Reverend Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, and Cardinal Vincent Nicholls, the Catholic Archbishop of Westminster, said in a letter which accompanied their submission: "Christians form an important part of the social fabric in almost every country of the world. Yet in many places, our Christian sisters and brothers face persecution of an intensity and extent unprecedented in many centuries.

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