Articles on this issue "refugees"
On Christmas Eve, Pope Francis made a phone call to a refugee camp in Ankawa, Iraq. The call was made via satellite connection by TV2000, an Italian TV station. The Pope's words were …read more
Though some 700 Christians from Gaza have received permission from the Israeli government to celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem, they might not have the means to make the trip. This was …read more
Early Sunday morning, Australian time, a delegation of Australian Bishops from the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference as well as the Conference of Bishops and Representatives of the …read more
AuxiliaryBishop Eusebio Elizondo of Seattle, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration, decried the opening of a 2,400-bed detention center in Dilley, Texas, …read more
Here is the Vatican-provided translation of the text of Pope Francis' video message to the Iraqi refugees. The message was brought to Erbil by Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, archbishop of Lyon, …read more
Here is the Vatican-provided translation of the Pope's address young refugees from Turkey, Syria and Iraq who are cared for by the Salesian Oratory. * * * Dear Young People, I have greatly …read more
With much of the focus on the plight of Chaldean Christian in Iraq and the fight of the US-led coalition against ISIS, the ongoing crisis in Syria has to some extent fallen from the …read more