Canon Andrew White worries that Europe is failing the most vulnerable refugees

In a scathing statement, Canon White has now slammed Europe for its response to the migrant crisis. He says it is wrong to focus resources on those already in Europe, when those in real need are the ones left behind.

“I am disappointed by Europe’s response to the refugee crisis,” he said “Not enough is being done to help the most vulnerable, particularly those who have fled religious persecution.

“My charity is providing food, shelter and medicine for hundreds of Iraqi refugee families who have fled ISIS and are now in Jordan. Some have walked across the desert to find safety, with little more than the clothes on their backs.

“When I see angry young men clashing with border police in Hungary and demanding to be let into other EU countries, I feel that the wrong people are at the front of the queue.

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2 comments on “Canon Andrew White worries that Europe is failing the most vulnerable refugees

  1. David Keller says:

    They are failing mid-Eastern refugees in the same way they failed Jews in in 1930’s–by failure to destroy Hitler then and failure to destroy ISIS today. They/we would rather whine than act.

  2. Terry Tee says:

    Far from doing nothing, the UK has given £1 billion this year to help Syrian refugees in Turkey and Jordan. And probably the same again next year. Just sayin’.