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Australia Urged To Accept Iraqi And Syrian Refugees; Church Leaders Call For Christian Protection (International Business Times)

14 August 20140 comments

The Australian government may be considering the acceptance of as much as 4000 Iraqis and Syrians as refugees after the Anglican Bishop of Melbourne called for their protection.

The new Anglican Primate of Australia, Philip Freier, wrote to Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Immigration Minister Scott Morrison to follow France in offering persecuted Christians asylum as they face imminent death if they will not convert to Islam.

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