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Koch visits LGBT refugees

21 January 2016 | by Christa Pongratz-Lippitt
 
After visiting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender refugees at a specially designated centre in Berlin, Archbishop Heiner Koch said it was vital to sensitise the Church to the problems they face, writes Christa Pongratz-Lippitt. The Archbishop of Berlin met Syrians who had been persecuted in their homeland on account of their sexual orientation and was “shattered” to hear that this persecution had continued in Germany, he told domradio.de. Their fellow refugees had “treated




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