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Pope Francis’ visit to Greece comes amid fear, uncertainty for refugees

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis' trip to Lesbos, Greece, April 16 comes at a frightening and critical time for tens of thousands...

Pope, Roman Curia heads discuss refugees, dialogue with Muslims

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The difficulties facing migrants coming into Europe and the continuing dialogues with Muslims were among the topics discussed during...

Synod report highlights pastoral care of society’s marginalized

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — While they did not grab headlines, the elderly and people with disabilities, openness to life and the plight of...

Indifference on migrant crisis leads to complicity, Pope Francis says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Indifference to the crises and tragedies today’s migrants and refugees are facing lead to complicity when people remain silent...

European practice on migrants is contradictory, Vatican official says

Catholic News Service GENEVA (CNS) -- Europe is practicing a policy of contradictions in addressing an influx of migrants fleeing war and poverty in Africa...

Vatican official at U.N. meeting urges family-unity priority for migrants

GENEVA — Migrant families whose members are often separated pose unique challenges as globalization sweeps the world and deserve special consideration so that family...

Pope prays for migrants, calls for aid

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI expressed concern for the millions of migrants around the world, and encouraged the agencies trying to...

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