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Synonyms for sanctuary



Synonyms for sanctuary

a sacred or holy place

something that physically protects, especially from danger

the state of being protected or safeguarded, as from danger or hardship

Synonyms for sanctuary

a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept

a shelter from danger or hardship

area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir

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Release date- 29072019 - The University of Manchester and Manchester Museum have been awarded university of sanctuary and museum of sanctuary status.
The universities and museums of sanctuary initiatives celebrate the good practice of institutions that welcome asylum seekers and refugees into their communities and promote a culture of inclusion.
To be awarded the status, organisations must demonstrate an existing commitment to welcoming and supporting 'sanctuary seekers' and then pledge to develop this even further over the next three years.
The school received the award from the National City of Sanctuary movement after showing that it extends a warm welcome to all cultures, backgrounds and faiths, and that children, staff and the wider school community understand what it means to be seeking sanctuary.
A School of Sanctuary is one that helps people whose lives were in danger in their own country, who have troubles at home or are just looking for a space of warmth and safety.
Bou Vorsak, the director of BirdLife International Cambodia Programme, told The Post on Tuesday that when the Ibis Rice scheme first began in the western Siem Pang Wildlife Sanctuary, only 43 families participated.
Vorsak said that most villagers in the communities who have participated in this project have become role model farmers and wildlife activists in the Siem Pang Wildlife Sanctuary as they have regularly joined local authorities and rangers from the Ministry of Environment to prevent forest crimes.
So far they have given $33,000 in funding for three monkeys who went to the Wisconsin sanctuary.
A visit to the Peaceable Primate Sanctuary in Indiana helped convince Rep.
The defiant owner of Nuneaton's animal sanctuary says it has vowed to stay open to the public amid a complaint about the care of animals.
Geoff Grewcock, who founded the Nuneaton and Warwickshire Wildlife Sanctuary, said: "It has knocked me for six, but we won't be beaten by what has happened."
Period 1:1979-1995 Sanctuary from Immigration Law 515
Period 2: 2001-2005: Sanctuary from the Patriot Act 528