Blog by Sandra Awad, communications officer for Caritas Syria Caritas Internationalis recently invited us to organise an “encounter meal” in a community with migrants and/or refugees. It would be part of the Share the Journey campaign which was launched by Pope Francis in 2017 and is focused on providing spaces and opportunities to bring migrants/refugees ...
Faith based organisations unite as UN Compacts for migrants and refugees approach implementation
Caritas has launched a Global Week of Action for migrants and refugees as Pope Francis appeals for those forced from their homes.
Caritas organisations in all regions are planning shared meals and events. Caritas Internationalis along with Caritas Rome and Italy will hold a meal with migrants and refugees at their Termini Station soup kitchen on Tuesday 19th June.
With monsoon rains and the onset of the cyclone season expected during the next few weeks, fears are intensifying for the safety of Rohingya people living in makeshift shelters in Bangladesh refugee camps.
Caritas is concerned about the wide gap between the Compacts’ intentions and the current policies and practices on the ground.
Buddhist, Jewish, Muslim and Christian leaders will be calling on countries to ensure safe and legal pathways for migrants and refugees as well as inclusive societies and the right to remain at home.