Different Pasts, Shared Future

Refugee week was established in 1998 in response to media and societal hostility towards refugees ad asylum seekers coming to the UK.

Though we have made some progress since then, it seems that now more than ever the issue of those seeking refuge demands our attention.

More than half the world's refugees come from just five countries:

For more information see the following links:

For the Lord your God is the God fo gods and Lord of Lords, the great God, mighty and awesome, who shows no partiality and accepts no bribes. He defends the cause of the fatherless and the widow and loves the alien, giving him food and clothing. And you are to love those who are aliens, for you yourselves were aliens in Egypt

Deuteronomy 10:17-19