We’ve developed several useful resources for your use. These guides offer information which can be implemented in local programs and groups collaborating at a distance!
This volume provides the results of the survey for Migrant Ministry in Europe - Report 2019, the second survey realised within the framework of a cooperation agreement signed between the Migrants and Refugees Section and the Catholic University of Milan.
Read and download all the Messages of His Holiness Benedict XVI for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees from 2006 to 2013.
The report presents an analysis of the information gathered in the various African countries and illustrates some good practices of reception, protection, promotion and integration of migrants, refugees and trafficking victims.
In the context of the Vatican’s COVID-19 Commission, the Migrants and Refugees Section released this statement to call for the implementation of effective measures aimed at upholding the dignity of all migrant workers.
The Migrants and Refugees Section, within the work of the Vatican Covid-19 Commission, has developed a “policy brief” on regularization of migrants. This document introduces challenges and feasible solutions highlighting the reasons that ground the proposals and how they are to be implemented.
The Migrants and Refugees Section, within the work of the Vatican Covid-19 Commission, calls for systematically exploring and adopting non-custodial alternatives to immigration detention and to putting an end to this practice altogether.
The Migrants and Refugees Section, within the work of the Vatican Covid-19 Commission, vigorously affirms that secure admission to territory should be granted to all those in need of international protection.
At the end of 2018, according to the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), 41.3 million people were internally displaced worldwide, the highest number in recorded history.
Welcoming Christ in refugees and forcibly displaced persons is a response to the needs of refugees and forcibly displaced persons.
On May 1, 2004, the Holy Father John Paul II authorized the publication of the Instruction Erga migrantes caritas Christi.
The on Pastoral Orientations on Human Trafficking offer practical indications to make the Church’s commitment in the fight against human trafficking more adequate and effective.
The theme of the Holy Father’s Message for the celebration of the 105th World Day of Migrants and Refugees is “It is not just about migrants”.
The report presents an analysis of the information gathered in the various European countries and illustrates some good practices of reception, protection, promotion and integration of migrants, refugees and trafficking victims.
What about the laws and policies which govern human mobility in your own country and all over the world? Take these policy proposals up in your dialogue with your government and international organizations as they prepare the new Global Compacts on Migrants and on Refugees in 2018.
Depending where you live, you may find refugees and migrants arriving, leaving, passing through, settling, and even returning to their place of origin. This is your chance to get personally involved in practical and spiritual ways. Lend them a hand and become their neighbour.
Migrant smuggling often leads to the crime of human trafficking. Many adults, in their attempt to escape war or natural disaster, end up being trafficked and forced or sold into slavery. The majority of women and children end up in sexual slavery. Let’s work to make migration safer and more regular.
Here is the 2018 Peace Message of Pope Francis, and then our proposed 20 Action Points for you to implement in your community and to advocate with your government.