Christian church and asylum seekers

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    • How the Christian Church helps asylum seekers and immigrant workers
      • Mission and public affairs council of the Church of England: responsible for overseeing research and commenting on social and political issues on behalf of the church
      • Church with a lot of immigrants have set up advice clinics
      • London Churches Refugee fund: helps to provide basic necessities of life
      • Some churches provide  services in languages other than English
      • Christians are encouraged to elevate the status of immigrant workers
      • CofE supports Church Action on Poverty who campaigns justice for refugees
      • Archbishops' council of the Church of England joined and supports the campaign "Still human here" which highlights the unfair treatment of refugees in the UK
    • Why the Church of England helps
      • Bible teaches that God is a God of justice
      • Church teaches that no one should be oppressed and Christians should seek justice for the oppressed
      • Through working for the oppressed , Christians show that they love God and their neighbours
      • Golden Rule: service to others
      • Through out his life, Jesus served others
      • Teachings of Jesus: Parable of the Good Samaritan and Parable of the sheep and goats
      • Jesus himself was a refugee and asylum seeker when the holy family fled to Egypt to avoid Herod's slaughter of the innocents


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