Overwhelmed in the present, we have lost all feel for the future. So let’s say this of eternal life: It is where waiting comes to an end.
The papal almoner, Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, visited the Greek island of Lesbos, where migrants are being held pending the review of their status. He went to see firsthand what the migrants' living conditions really are and what is being done to assist them.
Refugee advocacy organizations have urged continued support for federal programs such as the U.S. Refugee Admissions Programs as necessary for assisting vulnerable people seeking a better way of life.
According to Catholic relief agencies, indigenous families, such as the Warao, have been forced to flee to Venezuala from Brazil, because of environmental and economic hardships.