The General Synod has urged the government and opposition to revise immigration policy, particularly offshore detention.
03 July 2014
When Pope Francis visited Lampedusa, an Italian island where many refugees arrive and many die trying to reach safety, he said that "we are a society that has forgotten how to weep."
05 March 2014
An estimated 15,000 people took part in candlelight vigils around Australia on 24 February for Iranian asylum seeker Reza Berati
26 February 2014
The Anglican Church of Australia has called for a review of the country’s asylum and refugee policies after a violent break-out at a regional processing facility on Manus Island resulted in the death of an Iranian asylum seeker.
21 February 2014
Sydney’s Anglican Archbishop, Glenn Davies, is one of several faith leaders speaking out about how asylum seekers are treated in Australia.
04 November 2013
It was to Ireland's shame that we had not offered asylum to US whistleblowers Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden, the president of the Irish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), Canon Patrick Comerford, said yesterday.
07 August 2013