Refugees

According to a new analysis by World Relief, the number of Christian refugees admitted to the U.S. dropped nearly 79 percent between fiscal years 2016 and 2018.
Migrants arrive July 17 on a makeshift boat to the tiny Mediterranean Island of Alboran, Spain. (CNS photo/Spanish Defense Ministry handout via Reuters) 
Gerard O’Connell October 05, 2018
Concern for migrants and refugees, many of who are young, took center stage at the Synod of Bishops.
Refugees from Cameroon in the Nigerian village of Agbokim with clothes donated by humanitarian organizations. (Shola Lawal)
Shola Lawal October 05, 2018
Thousands have fled Cameroon for Nigeria following a crackdown on protesters who say English-speaking regions have been marginalized by the nation’s French-speaking majority.
Palestinian refugee students stand outside a classroom in Beirut, Lebanon, on Sept. 3. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Kevin Clarke October 04, 2018
The United States is gutting the funding for the U.N. Relief and Works Agency, creating an instant humanitarian crisis for a region already overloaded with them.
Brandon Sanchez September 28, 2018
“Refugee protection has been politicized...and refugees have been denigrated in our public debate.”
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks about refugees as he makes a statement to the media Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Brandon Sanchez September 20, 2018
The announcement that the United States will cap its intake of refugees at 30,000 was swiftly denounced by Catholic leaders.