[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” admin_preview_bg=”] Sr. Neusa de Fatima Mariano is reappointed at the Superior General of the Missionary Sisters of St. Charles Borrmeo, Scalabrinians. She will continue to lead the congregation for the next 6 years, from 2019 to 2025. Her reelection took place during the XIV General Chapter in Rocca […]
Juarez, Mexico: The President of the United Way visited the Casa del Migrante and the benefactor of the shelter. He came from the USA to visit and have a direct experience and encounter with the migrants and refugess, heard their first hand testimonies. He also offered some gifts like T-shirts, and some snacks that somehow […]
Christ is alive. “Christ is alive! He is our hope, and in a wonderful way he brings youth to our world. The very first words, then, that I would like to say to every young Christian are these: Christ is alive and he wants you to be alive!”. Thus begins the post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation, “Christus vivit […]
There are about one third of the members of the Catholic Church in Switzerland come from migration, a presence that marks ecclesial life in many ways. To take into account multilingualism and cultural diversity, around 110 missions or chaplaincies provide pastoral assistance to these faithful. Every year about 21,000 religious services are celebrated in over […]
“It is not just about migrants”. This is the theme for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees, to be celebrated on Sunday, 29 September 2019. The theme was announced on Sunday by the Migrants and Refugees Section of the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. As Fr. Michael Czerny SJ, Under-Secretary of the Section, […]
The Catholic Church is continuing to lead the charge against the “scourge” of human trafficking. In a new document released , the Migrant and Refugee Section of the Dicastery for Integral Human Development offers new Pastoral Orientations to help better understand, and combat, the phenomenon of human trafficking.
Global Compact: “the entire planet feels the need to treat the issue of migrants in a unified manner”
Rome “The Global Compact on immigration testifies that the entire planet feels the need to treat the issue of migrants in a unified manner. This is a theme to be considered without the political borders of the globe, but with real physical borders. The planisphere should be seen not on the side of national colors, […]
The Italian Episcopal Conference released a statement on Thursday warning against a culture of fear that, they say, fosters a climate of mistrust and rejection towards migrants. They also appealed for the respect for life and the will to protect, promote and integrate those fleeing their homes.