Articles on this issue "refugees"
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
Earlier this month, Karin Maria Fenbert, an official of the international Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need, travelled to Erbil, capital of Kurdish Iraq, to assess the needs of more …read more
Here below is the statement of Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, permanent representative of the Holy See to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva at the 2014 …read more
Pope Francis met privately Wednesday evening with refugee survivors of a shipwreck that took place off the Italian island of Lampedusa last October. Around 370 people, most of them Eritrean …read more