Posts Tagged “Irish Episcopal Council”

Parish Resources for World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2016

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Parish Resources for World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2016

The Bishops’ Council for Immigrants in Ireland (Irish Episcopal Council for Immigrants/IECI) produced a resource pack for parishes to use on World Day of Migrants and Refugees (Sunday 17 January 2016). Bishop John Buckley introduced the pack: Immigration is a phenomenon which is here to stay for the foreseeable future. Today millions are displaced by war…

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Irish Bishops’ statement on refugees

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Irish Bishops’ statement on refugees

The Autumn 2015 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference discussed the issue of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants. In a statement, the Bishops affirmed and expressed gratitude to “faith-based organisations in showing leadership, collecting donations and providing vital humanitarian assistance in our dioceses – with the Saint Vincent de Paul Society standing out as…

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