Bishop Saunders: Asylum Seekers Need Protection & Security

"We are ignoring the most important issue: the millions of people in our region and around the world who need protection and security." Bishop Christopher Saunders, Chair, Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, Media Release, 21 January 2014. Bishop Christopher Saunders, Chair of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, denounced the Australia government’s asylum seeker policy as “a campaign of cruelty”. He called for compassion and international cooperation.
Read the media release here.

When you read about asylum seekers, what is your first instinct – to protect your own way of life, or to protect their lives?

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