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Australia churches to offer sanctuary to asylum-seekers

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DEFIANCE. Anglican Dean of Brisbane Dr Peter Catt poses for photos at St John’s Anglican cathedral in Brisbane, Australia, February 4, 2016. Dan Peled/EPA
Anglican Dean of Brisbane: ‘So this is really a moral stand and it wouldn’t be a good look, I don’t think, for someone to enter a church and to drag people away’

SYDNEY, Australia (Feb. 4, 2016) — Australian church leaders Thursday, February 4, said they would offer sanctuary to asylum-seekers facing removal to a remote Pacific camp, vowing to defy the government’s harsh immigration rules.

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