St Vincent’s and Calvary to support to asylum seekers wanting church sanctuary

Feb 7 2016:  Sydney Morning Herald. By Kim Arlington.

Two of Australia’s largest Catholic healthcare organisations have offered medical support to hundreds of asylum seekers applying for church sanctuary as they face deportation to Nauru, saying it reflected their “sacred duty” as healing organisations.

St Vincent’s Health Australia and Calvary Health Care have offered to provide medical support to any of the 267 asylum seekers facing imminent transfer to Nauru and are encouraging other hospital groups to do the same. Read the full story.