2006-06-20 18:44:41

World Refugee Day

(20 Jun 06 - RV)World Refugee Day is being marked today with a series of events across the globe.
The day serves to focus attention on those who have fled conflict or persecution.
At present, the global refugee population is decreasing - standing at just over 9 million, the lowest in nearly a quarter of a century.
Father Michael Gallagher is regional advocacy officer for South Africa with the Jesuit Refugee Service.
He spoke to us about some of the problems refugees face in South Africa and how the Church is helping… RealAudioMP3

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