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ICMC Governing Committee and its Newest Members Meet in Rome

ICMC Governing Committee and its Newest Members Meet in Rome

The ICMC Governing Committee met to review work across ICMC’s Regions and to advance the work of serving more people...

Bid for Travel Agencies: Extended Deadline

The International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) is seeking bids from qualified travel agencies in Switzerland for the provision of travel...
Italian coast guard lands in Pozzallo, Sicily with migrants aboard

Italian Bishop Sounds Alarm on ‘Selective Admission’ of Migrants

Hundreds of migrants arrive every week in Italian ports seeking safe haven, but recently they have been left stranded on...
U.S. Bishops Call for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

U.S. Bishops Call for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Recognizing the ‘unavoidable reality of migration,’ and that all people are ‘imbued by God with an ‘inviolable dignity,’ means putting...
More than Seven Million Lives at Stake in Ethiopia's War

More than Seven Million Lives at Stake in Ethiopia’s War

Catholic Bishop in northern Ethiopia calls for an end to ‘genocidal war and siege’ that has raged for nearly two...
ICMC Co-Organizes Workshop on the Long-Term Expansion of Community Sponsorship for Refugees

ICMC Co-Organizes Workshop on the Long-Term Expansion of Community Sponsorship for Refugees

On 26-27 September, ICMC and the Canadian Embassy to the Holy See co-organized a hybrid workshop on the community sponsorship of...
Let’s Truly Achieve the Goal of Welcoming 125,000 Refugees, Say U.S. Bishops

Let’s Truly Achieve the Goal of Welcoming 125,000 Refugees, Say U.S. Bishops

On 27 September, U.S. President Joseph Biden signed the annual Presidential Determination, establishing the goal of welcoming up to 125,000...
Exchanging Expertise to Ensure Strong and Sustainable Community Sponsorship for Refugees

Exchanging Expertise to Ensure Strong and Sustainable Community Sponsorship for Refugees

ICMC and the Canadian Embassy to the Holy See co-organize a hybrid workshop on ensuring the long-term viability and expansion...
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ICMC Experts Support UNICEF Evacuations of Unaccompanied Afghan Children to the U.S.

Through its agreement with UNICEF, ICMC has deployed child protection experts to Ramstein, Germany and Doha, Qatar to support the...
man and a boy sitting on stairs at train station with COVID masks

Shaping Migration in a Humane Manner

The German Bishops’ Conference, ICMC’s national member, and the Council of the Protestant Church in Germany release the English-language version...
Transporting wheelchairs into Ukraine

Transporting Wheelchairs into Ukraine

In Poland, a Catholic organization combines the energies of local people with disabilities and their friends to ensure essential relief...
Msgr. Robert J. Vitillo speaking seated before a microphone

Needs Evolving but No Less Urgent in Ukraine

At the recently-held Synod of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Bishops, ICMC noted the need to ‘redouble’ humanitarian partnerships in Ukraine,...
ICMC Secretary General Celebrates 50 Years of Priesthood

ICMC Secretary General Celebrates 50 Years of Priesthood

On 27 May 2022, Msgr. Robert J. Vitillo, Secretary General of the International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) for the past...
Ensuring the Right to Education on World Refugee Day

Ensuring the Right to Education on World Refugee Day

20 June is World Refugee Day, which this year focuses on the right to seek protection. The International Catholic Migration...
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ICMC Calls for Access To Decent Work for Refugees and Migrants at the International Labour Conference

In a statement delivered at the 110th session of the International Labour Conference in Geneva, ICMC called for more sustainable...

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