Syrian Christians find sanctuary with Polish families
"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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