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Religious leaders call for UN to offer brighter future to migrants and refugees

Religious leaders call for UN to offer brighter future to migrants and refugees

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.

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Caritas backs Pope Francis’ blueprint to help migrants

Caritas backs Pope Francis’ blueprint to help migrants

Caritas joins Pope Francis in calling for global action to “welcome, protect, promote and integrate” migrants and refugees in communities around the world. Caritas says the Pope’s message on migrants and refugees is a global blueprint to advocate and take action to help the many people on the move in the world. Pope Francis says ...

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Central American bishop calls for action on migration crisis

Central American bishop calls for action on migration crisis

“Faced with the suffering of refugees and forced migrants, we cannot remain indifferent,” said Latin American bishop and voice for social justice, Msgr. Álvaro Ramazzini. On the eve of presenting at the Human Rights Council 35th Session in Geneva on 15 June, the bishop has spoken out strongly about the refugee and forced migration crisis ...

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Pope Francis’ seven suggestions to help child migrants

Pope Francis’ seven suggestions to help child migrants

Do you want to help child migrants? Here are seven suggestions from Pope Francis. Welcome child migrants into our homes, our communities and our nations. “Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me; and whoever receives me, receives not me but him who sent me” (Mk 9:37; cf. Mt 18:5; Lk 9:48; Jn ...

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Caritas calls for action on the plight of solo refugee and migrant children.

Caritas is urging that proper protection be given to the millions of children who now make up an astonishing half of the world’s total refugees. “Many children have been made to travel alone as refugees or economic migrants,” says Maria Amparo Alonso Escobar, Head of the Caritas Delegation at the UN in Geneva. “They face ...

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