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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

International refugee day, Scalabrinians: Unprecedented numbers of forced displacements

There are currently 70.8 million people in the world forced to flee, victims of conflicts, persecutions, violence or natural disasters, of which 25.9 million are recognized refugees. The numbers, the complexity and the duration of today’s conflicts mean that forced displacements have reached an unprecedented level and there are not enough answers to offer solutions […]

To Scalabrinian Sr. Rosita the UNHCR a special recognition

A special recognition by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) goes to a Scalabrinian nun and the organization she is in charge of, for her commitment to support migrants. She is Sr. Rosita Milesi, from the Migration and Human Rights Institute (IMDH) of the Scalabrinian missionary Sisters. The facility is located in Brasilia, […]