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Australian churches to accommodate asylum seekers

May 20, 2010

Catholic and Anglican churches in Ballarat, Australia, are moving to make their buildings available to asylum-seekers, in response to a severe shortage of space in detention centers for illegal immigrants. Anglican Bishop Michael Hough of Ballarat said the asylum project is "the kind of ministry that should be undertaken by the church."


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  • Posted by: happyseaotter8027 - May. 21, 2010 9:17 PM ET USA

    Kudos to the Catholic and Anglican Churches for this joint effort!