But while they were both pleased to see Anglicans and Lutherans who were willing to step up and welcome refugees into their communities, Finney and CLWR director Robert Granke stressed the importance of their organizations' work in conflict zones around the world.
Granke noted that CLWR is involved in Central East Africa, helping South Sudanese nationals fleeing to Uganda, Ethiopia and Kenya to escape violence in their own country.
Canada and Jordan, for example, have agreed to work with CLWR to improve schools attended by refugee children in northern Jordan.
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believe that kids can make a difference in the world," ELCIC said in a press statement.
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