Victorian Bishops Call for Justice and Compassion Towards Afghan Community

VictorianBishops SqThe Victorian Bishops have released a pastoral statement expressing their concern for the Afghan community overseas and in Victoria. The Bishops call for justice and compassion to guide the Australian Government's decision making and commit to pray for and welcome all new arrivals from Afghanistan.  

The statement notes that Victoria has the largest number of Afghan-born people in Australia and that Dandenong and Shepparton in particular, have been deeply enriched by their large Afghan communities.

The statement notes that Victoria has the largest number of Afghan-born people in Australia and that Dandenong and Shepparton in particular, have been deeply enriched by their large Afghan communities.

 

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