Posts Tagged “migrants”

Welcoming, protecting, promoting & integrating migrants & refugees

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Welcoming, protecting, promoting & integrating migrants & refugees

In a message linked with the launch of the 104th World day of Migrants and Refugees (to be held on 14 January 2018), Pope Francis has recalled his visit to Lampedusa on 8 July 2013 and his desire for the Church to show its concern for migrants, displaced people, refugees and victims of human trafficking….

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CTBI delegation returns home from visiting refugee projects in Italy

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CTBI delegation returns home from visiting refugee projects in Italy

“Having visited Lampedusa and heard people’s stories, I’m shocked by the horror of what they have experiences on their journeys over. I’m left feeling I must do more. We must do more.” That was the reaction of Sam Donaldson, a Quaker from Hull who was one of the seven young men from churches across Britain…

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Migrants Mass in London (6 May at 11am in Westminster Cathedral)

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Migrants Mass in London (6 May at 11am in Westminster Cathedral)

The Jesuit Refugee Service UK announce: Diverse communities from across London will come together to pray in solidarity with migrants at the annual Migrants Mass that has been organised by the Dioceses of Westminster, Southwark and Brentwood. London is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, home to migrant communities who have come…

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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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