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!
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.
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.
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”. Pope Francis intends to emphasize that his repeated appeals in favour of migrants, refugees, displaced persons and victims of trafficking must be understood within his deep concern for all inhabitants of the existential peripheries.
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.
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.
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.
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.