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A portion of the currently existing border wall between the United States and Mexico

A portion of the currently existing border wall between the United States and Mexico.

Archdiocese of Mexico: Working on border wall immoral

27/03/2017 14:47

Mexicans who help build the much vaunted “border wall” along the frontier with the United States would be acting immorally and considered as traitors, according to the Archdiocese of Mexico.

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square for the weekly General Audience.

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square for the weekly General Audience.

Pope: 'current migration crisis greatest tragedy after WW2'

22/03/2017 12:37

Pope Francis has called for an ongoing commitment to welcome and integrate forced migrants and refugees and described the current migration phenomenon as the world’s greatest tragedy after the Second World War. He was speaking during the General Audience in St. Peter's Square.
  
 

A woman and her baby at the Kara Tepe camp for refugees and migrants in Lesbos island, Greece

A woman and her baby at the Kara Tepe camp for refugees and migrants in Lesbos island, Greece

Caritas Europa: migrants paying high price of Turkey-EU deal 1 year on

17/03/2017 13:42

This week sees the first anniversary of an agreement between the European Union and Turkey which aimed to stem the flow  of migrants and refugees seeking protection in Europe. Caritas Europa describes it as a bitter anniversary.

Migrants at the Moria migrant camp on the island of Lesbos

Migrants at the Moria migrant camp on the island of Lesbos

Turkey's President threatens to end EU migration agreement

17/03/2017 10:42

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to tear up a controversial migrant deal with the European Union that was aimed at halting the influx into Europe of people fleeing war and poverty.

Cardinal Roger Mahony and Archbishop Silvano Tomasi

Cardinal Roger Mahony and Archbishop Silvano Tomasi during a meeting with refugees in Iraq

U.S. and Europe must be "far more generous" towards migrants

09/03/2017 18:09

The former Vatican observer to the United Nations in Geneva, Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, and the former Archbishop of Los Angeles, Cardinal Roger Mahoney, call for political and humanitarian solutions, following a visit to refugee camps in Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Greece

Cover of the magazine 'Scarp de' tenis'

Cover of the magazine 'Scarp de' tenis'

Pope Francis gives interview to 'homeless' magazine

28/02/2017 13:33

Pope Francis has given a wide-ranging interview to an Italian magazine run by homeless persons. The interview was published on 28 February in the magazine called “Scarp de’ tenis” (“Sneakers”).

 

Pope Francis receives a commemorative plate from naval officers involved in the EU’s Operation Sophia mission in the Mediterranean.

Pope Francis receives a commemorative plate from naval officers involved in the EU’s Operation Sophia mission in the Mediterranean.

Pope Francis greets EU naval force working in Mediterranean

22/02/2017 13:36

Pope Francis on Wednesday met with members of the European Union Naval Force Mediterranean (EUNAVFOR Med)  –  known as Operation Sophia – which has been tasked to stop people smuggling across the Mediterranean Sea.