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Grief is not enough. We must open our doors as well as our hearts

Grief is not enough. We must open our doors as well as our hearts

John Sentamu references Ben Ryan’s new book, ‘How the West was Lost’. 26/10/2019

John Sentamu makes reference to Ben Ryan’s latest book in his article on why we need to turn our feelings of sadness about the tragedy of the migrant deaths in Essex into a national policy of welcome.

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Ben Ryan

Ben Ryan

Ben Ryan is Head of Research at Theos. He is the editor of Fortress Britain? Ethical Approaches to Immigration Policy for a Post–Brexit Britain (JKP 2018) and the author of Theos reports on chaplaincy, the EU, the Catholic charity sector, mental health and ecumenism. He holds degrees in European politics from the LSE and in Theology and Religious Studies from Cambridge. Outside of Theos he is a trustee of CSAN (Caritas Social Action Network).

Posted 26 October 2019


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