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Migrants one year on from dismantling of Calais "jungle"

Migrants one year on from dismantling of Calais "jungle"

UK Bishops highlight plight of Calais migrants

04/12/2017 12:35

Two Bishops from the England and Scotland have written a joint statement voicing their concern over migrants who still remain in Calais, France and have called on the UK government to offer help.

 

 A Libyan coast guardsman stands on a boat during the rescue of 147 illegal immigrants attempting to reach Europe off the coastal town of Zawiyah

A Libyan coast guardsman stands on a boat during the rescue of 147 illegal immigrants attempting to reach Europe off the coastal town of Zawiyah

Holy See urges UN member states to receive and protect migrants

01/12/2017 09:37

The Vatican’s Permanent Observer to the UN in Geneva has urged member states to receive and protect migrants. Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič's appeal came in a statement released during the 108th Session of the Council of the International Organization for Migration.

 

 

Refugees holding their belongings wait to enter a bus after their arrival at the port of Piraeus, near Athens, Greece.

Refugees holding their belongings wait to enter a bus after their arrival at the port of Piraeus, near Athens, Greece.

Pope's message for 2018 World Day of Peace is released

24/11/2017 10:37

Pope Francis’ message for the celebration of the 2018 World Day of Peace was released on Friday during a press conference at the Holy See Press Office.

 

Pope Francis poses for a selfie with a migrant

Pope Francis poses for a selfie with a migrant

Comboni Missionaries challenge reporting on Africa

14/11/2017 19:35

Under the title, “L’Africa non è una fake news” meaning Africa is not about fake news, Comboni Missionaries decry disinformation.

 

Pope Francis greets participants of the Conference on the role of Universities and educators in providing higher education to refugees and migrants

Pope Francis greets participants of the Conference on the role of Universities and educators in providing higher education to refugees and migrants

The University of the People transforming lives to build a better world

04/11/2017 19:36

One of the organizations represented at this week’s conference at the Pontifical Gregorian University on the role and the responsibility of universities and educators in offering help to the growing numbers of displaced people was The University of the People. 

 

Pope Francis addresses members of the International Federation of Catholic Universities

Pope Francis addresses members of the International Federation of Catholic Universities

Pope Francis highlights importance of education for migrants and refugees

04/11/2017 10:11

Pope Francis on Saturday addressed members of the International Federation of Catholic Universities at the conclusion of their conference entitled,  "Refugees and Migrants in a Globalized World: Responsibilities and Responses of Universities".

Pope Francis delivers a speech during a session of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in 2014

Pope Francis delivers a speech during a session of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in 2014

Pope Francis to address UN FAO on World Food Day

13/10/2017 14:47

Pope Francis will travel to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Headquarters in Rome on Monday to attend a ceremony marking World Food Day.