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FRIDAY 09 MARCH 2018, IN TERRIS

Pope to Migration Commission: dialogue to end suffering

Francis met the International Catholic Migration Commission

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Vatican’s Clementine Hall
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n prepared remarks to members of the Commission in the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, Pope Francis expressed his thanks to them for their work carried out in the Church’s name to assist migrants and refugees in great need. The multiple projects initiated on five continents, he said represented “exemplary instances of the four verbs – welcome, defend, promote and integrate.” The Pope underlined that “today as in the past, liberating the poor, the oppressed and...
THURSDAY 20 JULY 2017, IN TERRIS

AB Jurkovič to UN: ‘Family important to understanding migration vulnerabilities’

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AB Jurkovič to UN: ‘Family important to understanding migration vulnerabilities’
Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN in Geneva, has addressed a UN panel on the vulnerability of migrants. In seeking to understand the vulnerable situation in which a migrant is placed, Archbishop Jurkovič called on the UN to recognize the “intimate relationship between a migrant and his or her family”. He called this a “double vulnerability: first, for the migrant, but at the same time for his or her family.” “[T]he family truly is the...
TUESDAY 20 JUNE 2017, IN TERRIS

"I, SYRIAN REFUGEE, I TELL YOU ABOUT OUR CALVARY"

SIMONE PELLEGRINI
"At the tables of the negotiations sit only those who have economic and political interests on Syria. The only right that is left to us, real victims of the war and true lovers of Syria, is to choose how to die in silence. But we, in the deafening noise of weapons, we claim the right to raise our voices…". This is the appeal that Hsyan Abd El Rahim, elementary school teacher originating from the area of Homs, in Syria, addressed to the international community in the name of so many others...
TUESDAY 20 JUNE 2017, IN TERRIS

World Refugee Day: an opportunity to grow together

On World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20th, we commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees.

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World Refugee Day: an opportunity to grow together
At a time in history in which an unprecedented 65,5 million people around the world have been forced from home, we are witnessing the highest levels of displacement on record. Among them are nearly 22,5 million refugees, over half of which are under the age of 18. World Refugee Day, held each year on June 20th, commemorates the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of men, women and children who are on the move, in search of protection and opportunity. Pope Francis has done...
TUESDAY 04 APRIL 2017, IN TERRIS

Vatican welcomes three new refugee families from Syria

Two of the families are Christian and have faced persecution back in their countries due to their faith while the other is Muslim.

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Vatican welcomes three new refugee families from Syria
Three new families have moved into the temporary homes in the Vatican apartments, as part of an ongoing effort to provide the means and the tools for integration and a new life of hope for those fleeing conflict and persecution, taking the place of three families from Syria who were welcomed in Italy in late 2015 and early 2016 and have moved on to live independently. According to a communiqué released by the Vatican Press Office, two of the families have fled violence and discrimination...
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Pope to Migration Commission: dialogue to end suffering

Francis met the International Catholic Migration Commission