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A child migrant waits to be transferred from a rescue ship in the Mediterranean to a registration center in Southern Italy

A child migrant waits to be transferred from a rescue ship in the Mediterranean to a registration center in Southern Italy

JRS on World Day of Migrants and Refugees: children deserve a future

14/01/2017 12:30

Reiterating his call for the protection of vulnerable child migrants, Pope Francis has dedicated his message for this year’s World Day of Migrants and Refugees to children. JRS International Director speaks about JRS concerns and commitments.

Bicentenary of the Marist Brothers

Social media initiative marking the bicentenary of the Marist Brothers

Marist brothers mark bicentenary of foundation in France

03/01/2017 14:15

Tuesday January 2nd marks the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Marist Brothers of the Schools, dedicated to the education of children and young people.

Sant'Egidio's Christmas and New Year's lunch at a Rome prison  in 2015

Sant'Egidio's Christmas and New Year's lunch at a Rome prison in 2015

Sant’Egidio: Christmas lunch the most beautiful of the year

23/12/2016 15:35

The Catholic lay community Sant’Egidio is gearing up for its traditional Christmas lunch for the poor and marginalized.  Its guests this year: some 200,000 people in 700 cities around the globe, including the elderly, homeless, poor, prisoners, refugees and street children.

 

Residents look on at damaged buildings after August earthquake

Residents look on at damaged buildings after August earthquake

Sant'Egidio help elderly devastated by quake

20/12/2016 16:39

Elderly residents of an Italian town hit by a devastating earthquake are to receive help from a Catholic lay association.

 

Pope Francis at the weekly Angelus address

Pope Francis at the weekly Angelus address. The Apostolic Nuncio to Ukraine has conveyed the Pope's Christmas greetings to Catholics during a visit to the regions of Donetsk and Luhansk.

Nuncio to Ukraine brings Christmas greetings from Pope

20/12/2016 11:02

The Apostolic Nuncio in Ukraine, Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti, visited the Catholic communities of both the Greek and the Latin rites in Donetsk and Luhansk from December 16 to 18 2016.