How can communities prepare themselves for the ever-challenging encounter with “the other” — the refugee, the migrant, the stranger? A new toolkit by Caritas Europa helps communities and individuals willing to give the adventure a try.
A group of U.S. Catholic organizations jointly request a stronger document which lives up to its promise of achieving a positive impact for migrants around the world.
As the number of refugees resettled in Europe grows, the need to ensure that they can quickly rebuild their lives in a new community becomes crucial. Pre-departure cultural orientation is a helpful tool for facilitating early integration and promoting refugees’ autonomy.
Governments and civil society organizations in Africa and Europe are working together to expose and, hopefully, break the pernicious links between labor migration and human trafficking.
As a new round of negotiations on the Global Compact on Migration begins in New York next week, civil society organizations are warning that migrants in vulnerable situations might fall through “gaps in protection” present in the current version of the agreement.
Pope Francis’ call to confront the “globalization of indifference” becomes more urgent every day, says Dr. Anne Gallagher, newly elected ICMC President, in the following interview. She believes that in today’s fractured, unequal and increasingly uncertain world we must all think deeply about what we can do to change things: to live out the urgent idea that we are all one human family with a responsibility to care for one another.