Ana Zivkovic is a communication officer for Caritas Serbia. She explains what kind of services Caritas Serbia is giving to refugees and migrants, what the challenges are and how she personally feels about their situation.
Remarks by Pope Francis curiously coincided with the precipitous and remarkable decision by a USA-based pharmaceutical company to raise - by over 5,000% - the price of a 62-year-old medication used by persons living with HIV.
Pope Francis throws open a challenge to leaders of states and governments to go beyond making the UN a mere chatter house and to not fall into ‘a declarational nominalism’, where the fashion is to always make declarations ‘without teeth’.
The floods of 2015 will go down in Myanmar’s history as the worst for decades. Government records actually suggest they’ve not been this bad for a century. Over one million people are seriously affected.
Syrians are giving up hope that a solution to the war is possible and seeking safety in Europe. Caritas Syrian staff and beneficaries reflect on the question every family is asking of themselves: whether to leave their beloved country.