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CHURCHES CONDEMN ‘REPREHENSIBLE’ REFUGEES DECISION

The Church of Scotland and Roman Catholic Church in Scotland have jointly condemned the UK Government’s decision to only accept 350 vulnerable refugee children under the ‘Dubs scheme’.

The Rev Dr Richard Frazer, convener of the Church and Society Council of the Church of Scotland and Honor Hania, chair of the Commission for Justice and Peace, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Scotland, said in a statement that they were ‘shocked and disappointed’ by the ‘reprehensible’ decision.

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