Migrants at prayer in France

Photo: Rob Stothard/Getty Images; click image to view August 2015 photo essay in The Guardian.

Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images; click on the image to view the August 2015 photo essay in The Guardian.

Read more about this church and the migrant camp in Calais France, where, according to the Wall Street Journal, “More than 3,500 migrants from Sudan, Eritrea, Syria and Afghanistan are languishing … in conditions the United Nations has described as ‘absolutely appalling.’”  The BBC aired a controversial “Songs of Praise” episode that included segments filmed inside the church (read how the church’s priest and other clergy responded). Read more about how Ethiopian Christians worship. Photo above by London-based photographer Rob Stothard.  And just a few miles away:

Calais city hall, photo by Henry de Saussure Copeland; posted in accordance with Creative Commons license

Calais city hall, photo by Henry de Sausure Copeland; posted in accordance with Creative Commons license

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