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International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking 2021 – Read the prayer and the message

The International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking 2021 brings into the spotlight one of the main causes of human trafficking: the dominant economic model of our time, whose limits and contradictions are exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Human trafficking is an integral part of “this economy”: victims of trafficking are as “commodities” falling into the […]

We need to listen to Pope Francis’ words

These are the words that Pope Francis forcefully repeated yesterday at the Angelus: it is necessary to “do our part towards giving migrants, refugees and asylum seekers a humane and dignified welcome in Europe”. The Community of Sant’Egidio, the Jesuit Refugee Service and the Missionary Sisters of San Carlo Borromeo (Scalabrinians), in support of the […]

Listen new Scalacast interview!

Listen the last Scalacast with a new interview made by Sr. Rosinha! Moria has become the clearest icon of the stiffening of Europe’s stance towards people in situations of migration and refuge that has drastically reduced irregular migration, which critics see as a profound humanitarian and moral cost