Refugees

A newly arrived Rohingya Muslim woman Anjuna Khatoon, 23, holds her 5-day-old baby girl who she gave birth to while making the journey to cross the border from Myanmar to Bangladesh, at Palong Khali, Bangladesh, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. Thousands more Rohingya Muslims are fleeing large-scale violence and persecution in Myanmar and crossing into Bangladesh, where more than half a million others are already living in squalid and overcrowded camps, according to witnesses and a drone video shot by the U.N. offic
Politics & Society News
Associated PressOctober 19, 2017
The witnesses repeatedly described an insignia on their attackers' uniforms that matched one worn by troops from Myanmar's Western Command
Politics & Society Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellOctober 16, 2017
“The relation between hunger and migrations can only be faced if we go to the roots of the problem.”
Faith Features
Leopoldo A. Sánchez M.October 04, 2017
We need to revisit the views of this 16th-century reformer on hospitality now more than ever.
Rohingya refugees wait to receive aid Sept. 21 at a camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. (CNS photo/Cathal McNaughton, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeSeptember 22, 2017
This year the Grand Bargain on refugees seems increasingly fragile.
In this file photo taken on April 14, 2017, Polish bishops walk by President Andrzej Duda, First Lady Agata Kornhauser-Duda, parliament speakers and Prime Minister Beata Szydlo as they arrive to celebrate a special Mass during ceremonies marking 1,050 years of the nation's Catholicism at the 10th-century cathedral in Gniezno,Poland considered to be the cradle of Poland's Catholic faith. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Politics & Society News
The church's reproach, while so far delivered diplomatically, raises the question of whether the ruling Law and Justice party could be at risk of losing some of its wide support among believers in a country where nine out of 10 citizens identify as Catholic.
Volunteers of the Order of Malta's Italian Relief Corps provide assistant to an infant rescued in the Mediterranean Sea. (CNS photo/courtesy CISOM) 
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Catholic News ServiceSeptember 05, 2017
A Vatican official condemns the lack of safe and legal channels for migration, citing the dependency that creates among migrants on smugglers and human traffickers who may exploit them.