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Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

Royingya migrants from Myanmar

Rohingya migrants in a boat, south of Myanmar, at the mercy of human traffickers from Thailand

Vatican calls for new efforts to combat trafficking of migrants

04/09/2017 14:26

At a Vienna meeting for the Global Compact on Migration, the Holy See delegation emphasises the need to guarantee safe, legal channels for people seeking greater security and better opportunities

Tourists flock to the Trevi fountain in Rome as the Vatican releases message for World Tourism Day 2017

Tourists flock to the Trevi fountain in Rome as the Vatican releases message for World Tourism Day 2017

Vatican releases message for World Tourism Day 2017

01/08/2017 16:11

Cardinal Peter Turkson, Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, has released a message for World Tourism Day 2017, which will bear the theme: “Sustainable tourism: a tool for development”

 

Pope Francis greets migrants and refugees at the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos

Pope Francis greets migrants and refugees at the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos

Vatican on migration: an opportunity for development

24/07/2017 15:26

The integration of forced migrants in host nations can and must become an opportunity for new understanding, broader horizons and greater development for everyone. This message was at the heart of Fr  Michael Czerny's address to a UN Session in New York dedicated to migration issues.

Cargo ships passing through the Panama Canal.

Cargo ships passing through the Panama Canal. Each year on the second Sunday of July, the Church celebrates Sea Sunday.

Church celebrates Sea Sunday: Message of Cardinal Turkson

09/07/2017 15:42

Cardinal Peter Turkson offers a Message for Sea Sunday – celebrated this year on 9 July. On Sea Sunday,the Church remembers seafarers; and prays for them, their families and those who support them.