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Sudan refugee finds a welcome in Finland

by Pat Ashworth

A PERSECUTED Sudanese refugee and Anglican Reader, Amos Mango, arrived in Nottingham from Finland last week to begin preparations for his ordination by the Suffragan Bishop in Europe, the Rt Revd David Hamid, on Sunday 3 December.

Mr Mango, a teacher of Arabic in a church school in Khartoum, came to the notice of the Sudanese authorities in October 2001, when he embarked on a custom of travelling from place to place to preach to Christian gatherings before ...

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