Syrian Christians find sanctuary with Polish families

A young Syrian engineer (left) speaks with journalists at Warsaw Airport in Poland, on July 20, 2015"The war in Syria is all over our TV screens, but until now we couldn't really help," said the 42-year-old who lives with her physician husband in Izabelin, a town just north of Warsaw. The Polish government only unlocked the door to 158 Syrian Christian asylum-seekers after the Estera Foundation — a Warsaw-based charity run by the Protestant minority — secured funds for their flights from the Middle East and guaranteed a year's worth of living expenses.


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