Category: War and Refugees

Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

Aid agencies and Catholic officials are sounding the alarm on Yemen’s spiraling humanitarian crisis, calling on the combatants to end the war and make badly need assistance available. Yemen is facing the largest humanitarian...

Teaching Refugee Children: A Decade of Success

To celebrate its tenth anniversary, a project started by a Catholic school for the education of refugee children will hold a special function in April. The Three2Six Refugee Children’s Education Project in Johannesburg was developed by Sacred Heart College in 2008, and later expanded to Observatory Girls Primary School and Holy Family College.

Reflecting on Pope Francis’ 2018 New Year Message

On behalf of the world’s often unwanted refugees and migrants, Pope Francis in his Jan. 1 World Day of Peace message titled “Migrants and Refugees: Men and Women in Search of Peace” pleads: “In a spirit of compassion, let us embrace all those fleeing from war and hunger, or forced by discrimination, persecution, poverty and environmental degradation to leave their homelands.”