U.S. Bishops Call for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
ICMC Co-Organizes Workshop on the Long-Term Expansion of Community Sponsorship for Refugees
Shaping Migration in a Humane Manner
Ukraine crisis needs longer-term solutions: Msgr. Vitillo
In early July, ICMC Secretary General, Msgr. Robert J. Vitillo, spent a week visiting in solidarity with displaced people in Ukraine and refugees in Poland. Speaking for the Catholic Response for Ukraine (CR4U) working group, Msgr. Vitillo at the end of the trip participated in discussions at the European Parliament, pressing for longer-term solutions as the war continues.
ICMC Secretary General Celebrates 50 Years of Priesthood
Supporting Refugee Integration in Central Greece
NGO statement: ICMC Europe joins call for rapid EU response to the Ukrainian refugee crisis
March 27, 2022
Protection & Prevention Resettlement & Complementary Pathways Asylum Integration Ukraine
Ahead of the meeting of EU Justice and Home Affairs ministers on 28 March to discuss the EU’s support for people fleeing the crisis in Ukraine, ICMC Europe/Share Network join an NGO statement calling on the EU and European countries to to put into action their refugee response commitments in light of the crisis in Ukraine.
Christian organisations statement: arrival of refugees from Ukraine and application of the EU Temporary Protection Directive
March 23, 2022
Protection & Prevention Asylum Integration Temporary Protection
ICMC Europe joins Christian organizations working on asylum and migration in Europe to welcome the temporary protection for refugees from Ukraine, urge support for the most vulnerable, and maintain access to asylum and protection for all those in need.
Bangladeshi Cardinal: Guarantee Dignity, Protection for Rohingya
Rohingya refugees must be welcomed and protected, said Cardinal Patrick D'Rozario after a visit to Cox’s Bazar camp in Bangladesh. He called for international solidarity while noting the good work by ICMC’s national member Caritas Bangladesh to provide dignified living conditions in the camp.
South African Bishop Calls for Compassion for Refugees
More compassion is needed for people displaced by violence so they not only find refuge but also a welcoming community where they can rebuild their lives, said South African Bishop Peter Holiday. On the World Day of Migrants and Refugees, he urged Catholics to meet refugees with God’s love.
Catholic-Inspired Organizations Around the World Call For the Respect of Migrants’ and Refugees’ Rights
Catholic-Inspired Migration Working Group Exhorts All to Work “Towards an Ever Wider ‘We’”
September 23, 2021
Church Networking COVID recovery COVID-19 Health Integration
On the 107th World Day of Migrants and Refugees, the Migration Working Group of the International Forum of Catholic-Inspired Organizations urges the entire human family to build a world that recognizes and respects the full enjoyment of the rights and dignity of refugees, migrants, and all people at the margins.