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Anglicans rally with other church groups to support Calais migrants

Posted on: July 10, 2015 10:58 AM
The Port of Calais through which the migrants attempt to reach the UK.
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Related Categories: Dover, England, France, refugees & migrants

[Church Times] As the migrant crisis continues at the port of Calais, where up to 3000 are now thought to be staying in temporary camps while they try to reach the UK, a group of Christians has continued to visit them to offer prayer, as they have done for more than a decade.

Susan Pardo, who leads the group from churches in the Folkestone area and from St Andrew’s Chorleywood, said this week that the situation for the migrants was “desperate”.

“We have been going over there every month for 14 years, taking food and clothes and books. We offer to pray. We go to preach the gospel, to listen to people, and talk with them.

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