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Immigration

 

Immigrants continue to die in the Mediterranean

The tragedy that is unfolding in the Mediterranean is endless. The bodies of 15 more immigrants were recovered yesterday during various rescue operations in the ...

Global pact on immigration

The immigration emergency is becoming more critical by the day. Evidence is seen once again the the tragic end to the journey of a group ...

Yet another shipwreck in the Sicilian Channel

At least 20 migrants drowned in the Sicilian Channel. They lost their lives before the arrival of the Siem Pilot, the Norwegian ship that rescued ...

With refugees in Lesbos

On Saturday, 16 April, Pope Francis will visit Lesbos where, together with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Ieronymos, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, he will ...

Balkan-route emergency

More than 9,000 migrants and refugees are stuck between the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Greece. The situation on the so-called Balkan route – ...

Green light for refugee funds

The EU is making progress in managing the immigration emergency. The European Commission “welcomes the agreement reached by the member states” on how to finance ...

EU makes little progress on the issue of migration

Just a few hours after yet another tragedy in the Mediterranean which caused the death of three people, the European Union still is unable to ...

A moment of truth

“Here in Kos is where Europe begins, just one step away from the war. We have a problem in Europe. We are facing a moment ...

“I have many dreams”

“Ich bin stolz, weil ich kurde”. This is Meskin Hagi's staus on WhatsApp. In spite of a few grammatical errors in the German, the idea ...

​Berlin calls for solidarity in Europe

Every country in Europe should share equally with Italy in welcoming immigrants. If this doesn't happen “it would be natural to raise the issue of ...

Civility submerged

There are more than two hundred confirmed deaths from Thursday afternoon’s tragedy in the Mediterranean, the latest among countless which continue to transform the Sea ...

No barbed wire required

The UN has condemned several countries' policy of rejecting migrants and refugees and militarizing the border. The High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCH) raised harsh criticism ...

Saved but not safe

More than 2,000 refugees and migrants were saved in Mediterranean over the last three days. On Tuesday yet another tragedy occurred with 26 dead and ...

On the border

The number of measures rejecting immigrants and illegal migrants in Europe is increasing. The government in Great Britain is also cracking down on the issue, ...

A desperate situation

Since the beginning of the year approximately 54,000 migrants have arrived in Italy. According to information released yesterday by UNHCR, the High Commissioner of the ...

Thousands of migrants on the coast of Italy

It has been one of the largest surges of migrants to the coast of Italy. In three days, according to Frontex (the European agency for ...

Another tragedy in the Strait of Sicily

After the countless tragedies in the Mediterranean, including the deaths this week of 10 migrants when their rubber boat overturned and sank, Europe is once ...

Protection and care

Bishop Eusebio Elizondo, Auxiliary Bishop of Seattle and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration, called upon President Obama and the ...

Little ones betrayed by the adults

The Catholic Church in El Salvador has asked Mexico and the United States to respect the rights of Central American migrant children, victims of unscrupulous ...

Compassion and justice

Washington, 8. Compassion and justice: the prelates of the United States are taking up the cause of immigration again with determination, calling for a new ...

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Jan. 19, 2018