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English bishops welcome UK Supreme Court decision blocking deportation of asylum-seekers

November 16, 2023

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CWN Editor's Note: Bishop Paul McAleenan, lead bishop for migrants and refugees for the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, welcomed a UK Supreme Court decision blocking the planned deportation of asylum-seekers to Rwanda.

“I am greatly relieved that the proposal to send those seeking asylum to Rwanda has been ruled unlawful,” the prelate said. “This was a policy that ignored the innate human dignity of those seeking sanctuary.”

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