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Pope Francis during his Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter's Square

Pope Francis during his Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter's Square

Pope encourages efforts of Migrantes Foundation

22/03/2017 12:33

Pope Francis has encouraged the Migrantes Foundation in their work of welcoming migrants and refugees, saying their situation is the "greatest tragedy" since the Second World War

 

Pope Francis meets Lebanese President Michel Aoun and his wife, Nadia, at a private audience in the Vatican on Thursday

Pope Francis meets Lebanese President Michel Aoun and his wife, Nadia, at a private audience in the Vatican on Thursday

Pope Francis holds private audience with President of Lebanon

16/03/2017 13:30

Pope Francis held a private audience on Thursday with Mr. Michel Aoun, President of the Republic of Lebanon, and his wife, Nadia.

 

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”).

 

Jesuit Father Michael Czerny

Jesuit Father Michael Czerny, joint head of the section for migrants and refugees at the Vatican's new office for Integral Human Development

Wellbeing of society measured by response to migrants

27/01/2017 17:15

Canadian Jesuit Father Michael Czerny, recently appointed as undersecretary of the Vatican’s new department for Integral Human Development, belives that the way a country responds to the needs of migrants and refugees is a “thermometer” of the wellbeing of that society

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.

Refugee advocates in Sydney, Australia, calling for the closure of the detention centres in Nauru and Manus Island.

Refugee advocates in Sydney, Australia, calling for the closure of the detention centres in Nauru and Manus Island.

Australia causing refugees 'severe and lasting harm' - HRW

13/01/2017 15:45

In its annual global report, Human Rights Watch described Australia's poor treatment of refugees in offshore detention camps as "draconian". 

 

A migrant in the snowbound Moria hotspot on the Greek island of Lesbos

A migrant in the snowbound Moria hotspot on the Greek island of Lesbos

Greek Navy rescues snow-bound migrants on Lesbos

11/01/2017 18:58

The Greek Navy has sent a transport vessel to the island of Lesbos to take on about 500 migrants whose camp tents have been flattened by heavy snow.