Caritas joins Pope Francis’ call for individuals, communities and world leaders “to welcome, protect, promote and integrate” migrants and refugees at every stage of their journey.
As countries pledged $344 million for the Rohingya refugee crisis at a UN conference in Geneva yesterday, Caritas underlined the urgency of translating promises into practical help.
Caritas visits a Rohingya family in a Bangladesh refugee camp, as food and cookware packages reach 70,000 people.
Coastal communities in Oceania are being forced from their homes by rising sea levels and erosion in a situation assessed as severe, says a new report from Caritas.
Three young men - Yancuba, Amadou and Berete - were Pope Francis’ special guests at his Wednesday General Audience at the Vatican at the launch of Caritas’ ‘Share the Journey’ campaign.
“Hope is what drives the hearts of those who depart,” said Pope Francis on 27 September as he opened the Caritas ‘Share the Journey’ migration campaign.