Holy See: underscored the importance of faith-based organizations to migrants

The Holy See has underscored the importance of faith-based organizations in providing protection and integration to migrants. Their efforts, alongside those of other key stakeholders, are essential in helping implement the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM), the first intergovernmental agreement coordinated by the United Nations that will cover all dimensions of international migration.

The Holy See’s Permanent Observer pointed out that faith-based organizations are best equipped to deal with the migrants because of their “reach and presence at all points of the migratory journey, often filling gaps in services to migrants that governments and other civil society actors are unable or unwilling to fill on their own.”

 

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