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Fr Christo (centre) with parishioners after the Mass.

“We as church have a duty to be the presence of Christ for our sisters and brothers who are fleeing their country looking for a better life. We have a responsibility to help them, to evangelise them and ensure that they are not exploited for all the wrong reasons,” he said. Addressing the congregation, he remarked, “Church, you must play a role.”

Fr Christo then led the singing of Mahalia Jackson’s song ‘If I can help somebody’ to drive home the point that more must be done to help refugees. – Parishioner

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