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At St. Peter’s Mass for World Migrants Day

Pope Francis, Sunday, January 14 at 10, will celebrate Mass for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees at St. Peter’s. To make it known is a notice from the Office of Pontifical Liturgical Celebrations. The “concern of the Church” for “the sad situation of many migrants and refugees fleeing wars, persecutions, natural disasters and […]

Scalabrinians, Sister Lucia professes perpetual vows

Scalabrinians, Sister Lucia professed perpetual vowsThe Scalabrinian Sister Lucia Amarante Ferreira da Silva professed perpetual vows in the city of Bonfinópolis de Minas on Sunday 26 November. He did so in the presence of hundreds of lay people of the diocese and not, also coming from the cities of Brasília, Ferndale, Curitiba, Santo André, São […]

The Kachin refugees give the Pope a wooden pastoral care

Yangon – Pope Francis during his apostolic visit to Myanmar, which began this morning, will use a wooden pastoral made by hand and donated by Catholic refugees from the Kachin ethnic minority, who are now in the refugee camp of the city of Winemaw in the Kachin state. population with a Christian majority, in the […]

Migrants, in Liguria “a punch against racism”

It is called “A punch against racism” and is a project that links sport and sociality for asylum seekers. It happens in the reception center of Santo Stefano di Magra, in Liguria, where 33 people will participate in a boxing course. The initiative is supported by the Municipality, Caritas and the sports club. Boxing is […]

Pope: With nuclear we risk destruction of humanity

“In nuclear power, in 34 years, we have gone beyond, beyond, beyond. Today we are at the limit. This can be discussed, it is my opinion, but my opinion is convinced. We are at the limit of the lawfulness of having and using nuclear weapons. Because? Because today, with such a sophisticated nuclear arsenal, we […]

Migrants, UN regret against choice Use global compact

The choice of the United States of America to exit the Global Compact on migration was viewed with regret by the United Nations Organization. The president of the UN General Assembly, Miroslav Lajcak, stressed that “migration is a global phenomenon that requires a global response and multilateralism remains the best way to face global challenges”.

Migrants, meeting in Rome on human dignity

The UIC Chair in Bioethics and Human Rights in Rome, together with the SIMI (Scalabrini International Migration Institute) and other bodies, organized a day of discussion in Rome on the theme “Human dignity and human rights of refugees”, within the European project “European Citizens for Solidarity” (EUROSOL) co-funded by the “Europe for Citizens” program of […]

Migrants, Unhcr: Necessary to act also in the countries of origin

“The weakest point is intervention in refugee countries of origin. It is difficult to intervene there because often the interlocutors are not solid. The international community must take a leap of approach in the issues of forced migration “ This is what the High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, said in a sup intervention, in […]

Migrants, Mattarella on the Day for the abolition of slavery

“Just a few days ago, the brutal images of migrants sold at auction on the basis of a ‘value’ that equates them with merchandise have reminded us of the fact that there is still a phenomenon that denies the dignity of the human being at its root. Alongside traditional slavery others have been added, almost […]