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Humanitarian groups scramble to help people fleeing northeast Syria

AMMAN, Jordan — Humanitarian concerns are growing as people caught in the crosshairs of the Turkish incursion into northeastern Syria try to flee for...

Sister of St. Francis from Philadelphia among those arrested while protesting...

WASHINGTON -- Catholics joined an array of faith communities, human rights groups, clergy, refugees and refugee resettlement agencies gathered outside the U.S. Capitol Oct....

Pope Francis says Christians have ‘moral duty’ to help migrants, refugees

VATICAN CITY -- Christians have a moral obligation to show God's care for all those who are marginalized, especially migrants and refugees, Pope Francis...

Faith-based agencies ‘appalled’ by reports U.S. could end refugee admissions

WASHINGTON  -- News that officials in the Trump administration are considering "zeroing out" the number of refugees accepted by the United States brought an...

Pope Francis: Viewing leadership in action

"Look at this one!" During an in-flight press conference while returning to Rome after a one-day, April 2016 visit to the Moria refugee camp on...

Pope Francis: Migrants are people, not just a social issue

VATICAN CITY -- Christians are called to follow the spirit of the beatitudes by comforting the poor and the oppressed, especially migrants and refugees...

No loans, no aid: Just Palestinian refugees in an international business

JERASH, Jordan — The poorest of Jordan’s 10 camps for Palestinian refugees would seem to be the unlikeliest place from which to launch an...

Onetime Polish war refugee collects history so the world won’t forget

WASHINGTON -- One of Julek Plowy's first memories as a young World War II Polish refugee in Mexico is eating raw onions like an...

Families fleeing Venezuela find home with Scalabrinians in Sao Paulo

Catholic News Service SAO PAULO — At the beginning of March, Gisela Gomez, 36, gathered a few belongings, said goodbye to her 17- and 15-year-old...

Pope arrives in Bangladesh, praises country’s welcome of Rohingya

Catholic News Service   DHAKA, Bangladesh -- The government and people of Bangladesh have shown exemplary generosity in welcoming hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from...

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