‘Jesus Was a Refugee’: Church of Norway Calls for Open Borders

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Sputniknews - 18/4/18 The Church of Norway, which is experiencing an unprecedented decline in membership figures, has called for open borders in a world with a record high number of refugees. At this year's Norwegian church meeting, a unanimous resolution has been adopted calling for hospitality toward people fleeing from Syria and other war-torn countries, amid what is described as mounting xenophobia in Europe. The ...

Faith No More: Church of Norway Afflicted by Mass Exodus

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Sputniknews - September 2016  With the number of church-goers rapidly shrinking across the whole of Scandinavia, Norway has experienced the largest exodus from its churches in years. In August alone, the Church of Norway lost over 25,000 members, which is quite a large flock in a country of 5 million. The overwhelming majority of the apostates availed themselves ...