Bishop: Church groups can help resettle vulnerable Syrian refugees
29th Feb 2016
Writing in a blog, Stephen Cottrell, the Bishop of Chelmsford, says church groups can provide the "welcoming flesh on the bones" to efforts by local authorities and other agencies to resettle vulnerable Syrian refugees.
“We are talking about a careful, realistic, grown-up setting about the task of welcoming Syrian refugees, just people in extreme need with all the complexities and riches of any human being. This is not the church saying 'look at us being charitable’, but the people of God letting their deeds speak for Him,”