Christians Face ‘imminent extinction’ in the Middle East, Archbishop of Canterbury Warns

Justin Welby said followers of the faith are subject to the 'daily threat of murder'

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Christians in the Middle East are facing ‘imminent extinction’, the Archbishop of Canterbury warned today.

Justin Welby said followers of the faith were subject to the ‘daily threat of murder’ and the situation was the worst ‘since the Mongol invasions of the 13th century’.

The stark warning came as the Archbishop urged the Government to take in more refugees.

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