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Archbishop welcomes UK Holocaust memorial design competition

Wednesday 14th September 2016

Archbishop Justin Welby has welcomed the Government's competition to design a UK Holocaust memorial next to Parliament.

The Archbishop said: 

"I’ve seen the consequences of prejudice first-hand in communities across the world. It is vital that we stand together in Britain against anti-Semitism and all forms of racism; recognising our common humanity as children of God and embracing difference so that we can build a truly integrated society where all can flourish.

"This memorial design competition will result in the creation of a physical reminder in our capital city of the need for vigilance against the dangers society faces when tolerance and respect are casually ignored or wilfully discarded.

"It gives a strong message about our values as a country and demonstrates our common resolve to fight hatred and persecution."

 

Find out more about the UK Holocaust Memorial International Design Competition: https://competitions.malcolmreading.co.uk/holocaustmemorial/ 

 


 

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