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Fr. Eyobo with some of his family in front of his “bedroom” during the 2017 Easter holiday in the refugee camp

Fr. Eyobo with some of his family in front of his “bedroom” during the 2017 Easter holiday in the refugee camp

Fr. Eyobo: Priest and refugee

13/10/2017 14:23

Since all my family in South Sudan are now in a refugee camp in Uganda, I am also a refugee though technically not registered as one.

 

Pope Francis meets a group of migrants on Wednesday as he launched the Caritas 'Share the Journey' campaign

Pope Francis meets a group of migrants on Wednesday as he launched the Caritas 'Share the Journey' campaign

ICMC hails new campaign to welcome migrants and refugees

28/09/2017 17:26

The International Catholic MIgration Commission (ICMC) is among those wecoming the launch of a new Caritas Internationalis campaign to promote the integration of migrants and refugees

Pope Francis in Lampedusa

Pope Francis speaks with migrants on the Italian island of Lampedusa during his first pastoral visit in July 2013

Pope to EU Churches: Combat intolerance against migrants

22/09/2017 12:46

In a meeting organised by the Council of European Bishops Conference, Pope Francis urges Churches in Europe to step up efforts to combat intolerance, discrimination and xenophobia against migrants and refugees

Migrants arrive on board a Spain's maritime rescue boat at the port of Tarifa, southern Spain, after being rescued in the Strait of Gibraltar.

Migrants arrive on board a Spain's maritime rescue boat at the port of Tarifa, southern Spain, after being rescued in the Strait of Gibraltar.

CAFOD welcomes Pope's message on migrants and refugees

22/08/2017 10:15

Aid agencies have been reacting to Pope Francis’s message for the 104th World Day of Migrants and Refugees which was released on Monday.

Pope Francis blesses faithful during his visit in Lampedusa Island, south Italy.

Pope Francis blesses faithful during his visit in Lampedusa Island, south Italy.

Pope Francis calls for a shared response to challenge of contemporary migration

21/08/2017 11:48

In the message for the 104th World Day of Migrants and Refugees, the Pope calls for a shared response to the challenges of contemporary migration, adding that “in order to achieve the desired outcome, the contribution of political communities and civil societies is indispensable.

African migrants are seen on the bow of the former fishing trawler as they are transferred to Trapani port in Sicily.

African migrants are seen on the bow of the former fishing trawler as they are transferred to Trapani port in Sicily.

Pope's message for World Day of Migrants and Refugees is released

21/08/2017 11:05

Pope Francis' message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees was released, saying that aid to migrants and refugees is a "great responsibility, which the Church intends to share with all believers and men and women of good will"

 

South Sudanese refugees greet Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby

South Sudanese refugees greet Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby as he arrives at a settlement camp in Uganda's northwest Adjumani district on August 2nd

Anglican AB Welby concludes visit to Uganda and Sudan

03/08/2017 17:54

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby has concluded a visit to East Africa which could help pave the way for a joint peace mission to South Sudan with Pope Francis