Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby makes an address
The Archbishop of Canterbury says Christians are facing the worst situation since the Mongol invasions of the 13th Century Credit: Paul Grover
Camilla Tominey, Associate Editor
Christians who were the first founders of the church are on brink of “imminent extinction”, the Archbishop of Canterbury is warning.
Describing the “daily threat of murder” faced in the Middle East, the Most Reverend Justin Welby says Christians are experiencing “the worst situation since the Mongol invasions of the 13th Century”.
Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, Archbishop Welby, the most senior clergyman in the Church of England, calls on the Government to take in more refugees.
It comes as figures have revealed just one in 400 Syrian refugees given asylu