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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

South Sudanese refugee children at Bidi Bidi camp in northern Uganda

South Sudanese refugee children at Bidi Bidi camp in northern Uganda, the world's largest refugee settlement

Ugandan Radio Pacis providing hope to South Sudan's refugees

01/08/2017 17:44

Hear from the founder and director of Uganda's Radio Pacis about one of the world's forgotten crises, as over a million South Sudanese refugees face a daily struggle for survival 

Migrants plead for help from aboard a dinghy boat off the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa

Migrants plead for help from aboard a dinghy boat off the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa

‘Donations should help migrants and local poor’ – Holy See to GFMD

28/06/2017 12:15

The Holy See has called for financial donations to developing countries hosting refugees and forced migrants to go equally towards supporting arriving migrants and the local poor

 

South Sudanese refugees wade through a flooded camp in the western state of Gambella in Ethiopia.

South Sudanese refugees wade through a flooded camp in the western state of Gambella in Ethiopia.

South Sudan Church leaders visit refugees in Ethiopia

27/06/2017 17:24

The South Sudan’s Council of Churches (SSCC) has issued a Pastoral message of Hope to the people of South Sudan especially refugees.

 

Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Batholomew throw wreaths into the sea in memory of those who died crossing the Mediterranean

Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Batholomew throw wreaths into the sea in memory of those who died crossing the Mediterranean

To die of hope: Prayer vigil for those who die during journey of hope

22/06/2017 15:47

'To die of hope' is a prayer vigil led by the community of Saint Egidio together with other faith-based organizations and groups who care for refugees and forced migrants to remember the tens of thousands of people who have died trying to reach Europe in hope of safety and a future. 

Pope Francis addresses the Rome Diocese Pastoral Conference at St. John Lateran accompanied by Cardinal Agostino Vallini (L)

Pope Francis addresses the Rome Diocese Pastoral Conference at St. John Lateran accompanied by Cardinal Agostino Vallini (L) and Bishop Angelo De Donatis (R)

Pope Francis opens annual Diocese of Rome pastoral conference

20/06/2017 06:00

Pope Francis made his second visit to Rome’s Cathedral, St. John Lateran, in as many days on Monday evening to open the Diocese of Rome’s annual pastoral conference, reflecting on its theme of how to accompany parents in educating their adolescent children

Migrant children from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq on a special train that takes refugees in Macedonia close to the border with Serbia

Migrant children from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq on a special train that takes refugees in Macedonia close to the border with Serbia after having entered Europe from Greece

World Refugee Day: an opportunity to grow together

19/06/2017 18:53

World Refugee Day, held each year on June 20th, pays tribute to millions of forced migrants across the globe who are on the move, in search of protection and opportunity. Marking the occasion JRS has released a joint ecumenical statement entitled “Refugees: an opportunity to grow together.”

Fr. Michael Czerny (R), Undersecretary of the Migrants and Refugees Section of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

Fr. Michael Czerny (R), Undersecretary of the Migrants and Refugees Section of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

Holy See: ‘Expand legal avenues for refugees to combat traffickers’

19/06/2017 15:59

The Holy See has called for international cooperation to facilitate safe and legal migration ahead of World Refugee Day. Fr. Michael Czerny told the United Nations in Geneva that legal migration and international cooperation is the correct approach to the world’s refugee crisis