Lord Carey's article for the Telegraph: Britain has a duty to rescue Syria’s Christians

[Middle Eastern Christians]… are the most vulnerable and repeatedly targeted victims of this conflict. Indeed, a hundred years after the Armenian and Assyrian genocide, in which over a million Christians are estimated to have been killed by Ottoman Muslims, the same is happening today in the form of an ethnic cleansing of Christians in the region. Christians have been crucified, beheaded, raped, and subjected to forced conversion. The so-called Islamic State and other radical groups are openly glorifying the slaughter of Christians.

Britain should make Syrian Christians a priority because they are a particularly vulnerable group. Furthermore, we are a Christian nation with an established Church so Syrian Christians will find no challenge to integration. The churches are already well-prepared and eager to offer support and accommodation to those escaping the conflict.

Some will not like me saying this, but in recent years, there has been too much Muslim mass immigration to Europe. This has resulted in ghettos of Muslim communities living parallel lives to mainstream society, following their own customs and even their own laws. Isn’t it high-time instead for the oil-rich Gulf States to open their doors to the many Muslims who are fleeing conflict? Surely if they are concerned for fellow Muslims who prefer to live in Muslim-majority countries, then they have a moral responsibility to intervene.

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One comment on “Lord Carey's article for the Telegraph: Britain has a duty to rescue Syria’s Christians

  1. Katherine says:

    He’s finally saying something which needs saying in public. The Muslim minorities, treated as they have been by various European countries with welfare benefits, have not integrated into their new countries. The host countries, including the UK, should encourage programs to evangelize the Muslim migrants, and while they’re at it to evangelize their own indigenous European populations.

    I agree with Lord Carey that Christians, who are the target of genocide in today’s Middle East, should be admitted first.