Articles on this issue "refugees"
Invites Faithful to Pray for Those Who Lose Their Lives on 'Terrible Journeys'
Pope Francis today prayed for immigrants who lose their lives on their "terrible journeys" seeking a better life. The Pope offered this prayer after leading the midday Angelus with those …read more
At End of General Audience, Father Samir Yousif Showed Pope Album Documenting Atrocities of the War
Immediately after Wednesday's general audience in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis metan Iraqi priest committed to helping refugees. After attending the audience ina front row space reserved …read more
Sunnis From Syria Change Religious Demographic
This report is contributed by Oliver Maksan of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * A senior Lebanese cleric fears for the future of his country’s Christian community. His worries stem from the …read more
"Many of us may never change the world but let us not forget that we can change the world around us"
Former asylum seeker and refugee, Vietnamese-born Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM has called on all Australians to show the same kind of generosity shown to him and his family when they …read more
Sends Letter of Solidarity, Consolation to Refugees in Jordan
Pope Francis has senta message of solidarity to refugees, which forcefullyexhortedthe international community to react inthe face of the dramatic situation in the Middle East. The Holy Father …read more
Calls for fair and rapid response for those trying to cross Channel
In a letter to the Telegraph this week, theBishop for Migrants of the episcopal conferenceof England and Wales, BishopPatrick Lynch, outlinedhis response to the situation of migrants in …read more
From August 6-9 the General Secretary of the Italian Episcopal Conference, H.E. Archbishop Nunzio Galantino -- invited by the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, H.B. Fouwad Toual, and the …read more
Chaldean Archbishop Warda Says Ancestors Chose Education and Situation Is Similar Today
Chaldean Archbishop of Erbil, Bashar Warda, says education and literacy can combat Islamic State barbarity. According to AsiaNews, the archbishopserving Iraqi Kurdistan's capital warned that …read more
Women Refugees in Bangkok Provided with Psychological and Material Assistance
Women refugees from Asian and African countries such as Pakistan or Somalia, reach Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. Having experienced situations of war, sexual abuse and systematic …read more
The United Nation’s World Food Program announced that funds earmarked for Syrian refugees will be cut, leaving thousands of refugees at risk of starvation. According to Fides, the cut in …read more
'Do not lose hope,' a Kenyan bishophas told the600,000 refugees welcomed in his African nation. According to Fides,Bishop Virgilio Panteof Maralal, Vice President of the Commission for …read more
UN-Sponsored World Refugee Day to Be Observed Saturday
Pope Francis today remembered refugees, and called on the international community to come to their aid. The remembrance comes several days before the UN’s World Refugee Day Campaign. The Holy …read more
As Families Try to Survive, Their Youth Head to Workforce
This report is contributed by Oliver Maksan of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * Flodia is not in good shape; the young woman is often in bed with acute abdominal pain. “The whole situation …read more
Iraq has the most displaced people, with two million victims.
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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 …read more