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The Magisterium has offered clear guidelines for responding to the current crisis of refugees dying in an attempt to seek a life worthy of their human dignity.
European leaders have been called to act. More than 1,750 people have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to seek refuge in Europe from their conflict-torn homelands throughout Africa and the Middle East. These are mothers and their children, fathers and their families, young people and old: ...read more
Articles from section "Social Threats and Trends"
The 2015 annual Catholic Home Missions Appeal will be taken up in many US dioceses the weekend of April 25-26. This appeal helps to sustain nearly 45% of all dioceses and eparchies in rural, …read more
On the occasion of International Roma Day, marked today, Cardinal Peter Erdő, president of theCouncil of European Bishops‘ Conferences – CCEE,and the Anglican BishopChristopher Hill, …read more
Thousands of people across the United States will be welcomed into the Catholic Church at this year’s Easter vigil, April 4, including a retired Marine captain who appeared on the cover of …read more
Kristoph, a homeless “resident” in the portico of Via della Conciliazione -- where the Holy See Press Office is located --, looks like a child. Yellow cap, blond hair, blue eyes and rubicund …read more
This Sunday was the first International Day of Prayer and Awareness against human trafficking. In the Vatican press conference held last Tuesday it was explained that the day coincided with …read more