Refugees

Faith
Gerard O’ConnellDecember 02, 2017
Pope Francis answered questions about avoiding the use of the word "Rohingya" while in Myanmar, during his flight back to Rome this evening.
Faith News
Gerard O’ConnellDecember 01, 2017
Pope Francis asked for forgiveness Friday from refugees in Bangladesh for all the hurt and indifference Muslim Rohingya have endured.
Politics & Society
Gerard O’ConnellNovember 30, 2017
While in Bangladesh Pope Francis continued to avoid the "R" word in his calls to aid refugees from the Rakhine State.
Politics & Society Video
America FilmsNovember 28, 2017
In a highly-anticipated speech in Myanmar, Pope Francis did not mention Rohingya Muslims by name but indirectly showed support for them.
Pope Francis greets people at the “Regional Hub,” a government-run processing center for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers, in Bologna, Italy, Oct. 1. (CNS photo/L’Osservatore Romano)
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellNovember 24, 2017
Although he named no countries, Vatican observers believe he is referring especially to political leaders in several western and eastern European countries.
Politics & Society News
Catholic News ServiceNovember 21, 2017
"These threats to so many vulnerable immigrant and refugee families must end now."