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Vatican official voices support for German abbess who sheltered refugees

Vatican official voices support for German abbess who sheltered refugees

| Sarah Mac Donald | July 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Cardinal Michael Czerny, Pope Francis’ point man on migrants, has voiced support for a German abbess facing trial for sheltering refugees.

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German abbess faces possible landmark trial on church asylum

German abbess faces possible landmark trial on church asylum

| July 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

A Benedictine abbess who granted refuge to female asylum-seekers faces trial for refusing to pay a fine, reported the German Catholic news agency KNA.

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