On September 20, 2015 the BC Catholic newspaper published an article by Agnieszka Krawczynski entitled “Organization seeks more resources, faster application processing times”. The article references the Sponsorship Agreement Holders (SAH) statement from September 4, stating “Refugee resettlement is about the urgent need for protection. Sponsorship procedures need to be fast and efficient so that lives are not lost in the current situation of endless red tape.” Evelyn Vollet, who oversees the process as director of the Service and Justice Office, said she shares their concerns. She said the current annual number of refugees from all over the world, sponsored privately as well as by government, comes out at only about 13,000. She also urged Catholics to donate to aid organizations to support refugees overseas.
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