City of Sanctuary is made up of people from all faiths and none. The concepts of Sanctuary and Hospitality are thousands of years old and they are evident in Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, the Baha’i Faith, Sikhism and in Hinduism.
The Faiths Stream of Sanctuary has evolved from a recognition of how many faith groups support the City of Sanctuary movement and open their doors to sanctuary seekers, often providing significant practical support that makes a real difference to the lives of sanctuary seekers.
Here is a link to a lovely video of two asylum seekers who were asked to sing to the congregation in St Michael’s Anglican Church when they were invited to meet the Bishop of Leeds on his visit as a follow up to a weekend retreat organised by local people in Malhamdale for asylum seeking women and their children.
The photograph on this page is of the sanctuary knocker at Durham Cathedral.
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