Articles on this issue "refugees"
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
The Maronite Patriarch has expressed concern about the religious situation in Lebanon given the precarious situation of Sunni Muslim refugees from Syria.
This report is provided by Oliver Maksan of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * In an interview at his official residence, Cardinal Bechara Rai told international Christian charity Aid to the …read more
In the wake of his weekend visit to Iraq, the Archbishop of Westminster has called for the 'resilience of faith' to never be underestimated. According to Vatican Radio, English Cardinal …read more
After Cardinal Fernando Filoni, another cardinal is following suit and is set to go to Iraq.English Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, will be in Erbil this Saturday through …read more
After a stopover in Amman, Jordan, and having visited Baghdad and Erbil in Iraq, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, went today to some …read more
Yesterday, the Italian Cardinal Filoni stopped-over in the Jordanian capital of Amman yesterday, during his Pope requested visit to Iraq to express his closeness to Iraqi Christian families. …read more
US Congressmen are calling for a bill intended to allow immigration of Middle Eastern persecuted Christians into the United States, reported Fides. The bill is aimed at helping those …read more
Pope Francis and his personal envoy to Iraq are expressing their closeness to those who have been displaced in Iraq and Nigeria. According to a statement released by the Holy See Press Office …read more
Below is a translation of the statement released by the Holy See today expressing the Pope's concern about the displaced in Iraq and Nigeria: *** Pope Francis remains concerned for the …read more
Pope Francis met with a delegation representing the Italian Coast Guard on Tuesday evening, thanking them for their service in rescuing refugees and migrants. Eight members of the Italian …read more
This report is contributed by Oliver Maksan of Aid to the Church in Need -- "Thank you, thank you, thank you:” Suheila, an elderly Christian woman from Mosul was effusive in expressing her …read more
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