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
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.
Our awareness campaign is a chance to strengthen the bonds of our global human family. We want to create more spaces and opportunities for migrants and communities to come together.