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Bishops urge David Cameron to take in more refugees

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posted on Oct, 18 2015 @ 07:06 AM
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Church of England bishops have accused the Government of ignoring their offers to provide housing and support to thousands of refugees amid the European-wide crisis.

www.itv.com...


While it is good that our politicians are implementing help for refugees as best as they can it has been poorly executed as they panic and in some cases close borders making it unlawful for the refugees to enter those countries when only the day before they had been welcomed.

Why are these popcorn bishops interfering with politics once again. Their so called concerns serve no useful purpose other than to make themselves like champions of the people when clearly they are not.

Would another thirty thousands refugees accepted in the country be any more problematic for the welfare system which at the moment is beginning to reach its limit.

It seems that the real number of inflow of refugees could be as high as three hundred thousand within the next eight to ten years not including the regular movement of immigration before the crisis erupted. This is just my estimated guess based on the incompetent performance of politicians when they try to make grand humanitarian gestures.


More links to the other news websites covering the story.

BBC News

Sky News




posted on Oct, 18 2015 @ 07:11 AM
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The whole refugee immigration thing needs to stop now. It's all under false pretense and will bring unintended consequences world-wide.

Call me whatever you like, the middle-east MUST stay in the middle-east.



posted on Oct, 18 2015 @ 07:19 AM
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a reply to: Tindalos2013

They call themselves men of God and so there isn't really any other stance they could take, I suppose. It's reasonable to want to help those fleeing persecution - I would think it's unnatural not to want to help.




Would another thirty thousands refugees accepted in the country be any more problematic for the welfare system which at the moment is beginning to reach its limit.


Arguably, the welfare system could easily support them but it's being dismantled bit by bit, purposefully. There is enough wealth in the West unquestionably to help these families, it is the undemocratic redistribution that is the problem.
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posted on Oct, 18 2015 @ 07:29 AM
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How many refugees is the Vatican taking in?



posted on Oct, 18 2015 @ 07:43 AM
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a reply to: Tindalos2013


Bishops urge to take in more refugees,


Religious institutions flourish during turbulent times, it's good for their pocketbook...


A study of 583 religious societies around the world has concluded that humans are more likely to believe in powerful and judgmental gods during times of hardship. “When life is tough or when it’s uncertain, people believe in big gods,”


Times of hardship help spark belief in gods



posted on Oct, 18 2015 @ 08:47 AM
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????????? if the Bishops want them let them take care of the problem...they have plenty of space... and money...:-)



posted on Oct, 18 2015 @ 08:58 AM
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posted on Oct, 18 2015 @ 09:02 AM
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a reply to: VictorVonDoom

Apparently, the Pope took one family in.....



posted on Oct, 18 2015 @ 09:05 AM
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a reply to: Tindalos2013

How can a courtry cut benefits, social care and other much needed amenities to the poor and needy of our own nation while attempting to accommodate other's that let's face it are really not our problem?

Thing is charity begins at home. Possibly we need to fix our own socioeconomic problems, address the fact that our standard of living is bellow the property line for a substantial percentage of our own people before attempting to accommodate other's.

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posted on Oct, 18 2015 @ 09:12 AM
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originally posted by: Tindalos2013Why are these popcorn bishops interfering with politics once again. Their so called concerns serve no useful purpose other than to make themselves like champions of the people when clearly they are not.


I disagree very strongly with what you say here. Everyone has a legitimate voice and if they are silenced then that's not right. Whether you like it, or not, the Bishops represent a particular position on this matter and do actually represent other people.

I am not in agreement of the Bishops, but they do have an opinion which is legitimate. By voicing that opinion they are not interfering.



posted on Oct, 18 2015 @ 09:27 AM
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I have traveled extensively and I find friends wherever I go. I think people are people. What's wrong with helping you fellow man. When I was in a jam in Mexico a few years back, I had many people and friends come to my aid, some I had never met.
I don't know what I would have done with out help. Dust off your karma and extend a helping hand when you can.



posted on Oct, 18 2015 @ 10:19 AM
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loll in Holland the refugees were demonstrating on the streets for better housing and food....
considerd that the average waiting time for an social renting house in holland is about 3/18 years (depending on where you live in holland)
so for the stream of moore refuge's are no assets to homing unless its in tents ore living containers...

before they fled syria them where told that houses and halal food was standing ready for them in western europe....


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posted on Oct, 18 2015 @ 10:57 AM
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And i bet none of them lived in an area totally overan by another religion.
I did.
They employ the teachings of christ whilst being utter pacifists which Christ did not teach.
The best thing they could to be humanitarians is to call into question the hypocrisy and lies and general war mongering of the establishment.



posted on Oct, 18 2015 @ 11:00 AM
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Everyone is entitled to their opinion and I agree with them to a certain extent.

But, the Arab League should be doing a lot more than they are currently, after all a very large percentage of the refugees are Muslim and not Christian.
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posted on Oct, 18 2015 @ 11:04 AM
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Well at least it's good to see a positive Christian message being promoted on ATS for once. It's not all about being anti gay marriage and abortion, like it is in some other Christian nations. I doubt they will have much effect, but if they have the resources to help then that should be seen as a positive thing in this crisis.



posted on Oct, 18 2015 @ 12:11 PM
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Yeah sure I agree.

But those bishop need to put there money were there mouth is and house, fed and support them.

A church is a nice safe place to house them.



posted on Oct, 18 2015 @ 12:12 PM
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originally posted by: nwtrucker
a reply to: VictorVonDoom

Apparently, the Pope took one family in.....



Takeing you children to live in the vatican hardly seems to a upgrade in safety. ........



posted on Oct, 18 2015 @ 12:19 PM
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84 out of 108 bishops signed, better have a good excuse for the 24 who didnt sign..



posted on Oct, 18 2015 @ 12:22 PM
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Why don't the bishops go build homes for them on the Syrian border RIGHT!

And Isis will welcome them RIGHT !

Talk about bs !
It's the same old

WE WANT THEM IN OUR COUNTRY BUT NOT IN OUR CITY BS !

No we don't want them in the uk !
Or if they want to earn the right they can do national service for 4 years !
Guess we're ? Syria!



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