Churches Respond to Ongoing Australian Refugee Crisis


The National Council of Churches of Australia's initiative, Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce, has put out a Media Release on the ongoing refugee crisis in our nation.

MEDIA RELEASE: CHURCHES WELCOME ALP DECISION ON PROPOSED REFUGEE BAN

8 November 2016:  An attempt to enshrine in law a total ban on all refugees who have no choice but to flee over oceans has been called out by the ALP, and we hope that other parties will follow the moral leadership shown by Mr Shorten today, says the Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce.

To read the full statement, please click here.

In addition, the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference through its spokesperson Bishop Vincent Long ofm conv., Australian Catholic Bishops’ Delegate for Refugees has issued a media release on the same issue. Please click on the image below to view a pdf version of the statement.

Bishop Long Media Release