(RNS) Of gays, the pope said. “…Let us not forget that God loves all his creatures and we are destined to receive his infinite love.”
Articles tagged “migrants”
Those who fled are grateful to be alive. Yet, said one, “2016 may be different in some ways, but the truth is the trauma remains.”
Arms have opened wide in some places, but indifference, bureaucracy, fear and xenophobia have reared their heads elsewhere, particularly after the attack by Islamic militants who killed 130 people in Paris last month.
(RNS) Standing more than 9 feet tall, the crucifix is made of wooden oars as a symbol of migration. It was given to Francis by Cuban President Raul Castro during the pontiff’s visit in September.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Mussie Zerai, a 40-year-old Catholic priest from tiny Eritrea in North Africa, is getting recognition for his work rescuing African refugees in the Mediterranean.
(RNS) For $20,000 you can take your family on a luxurious Mediterranean cruise. Or you can pay a smuggler to take your family on overcrowded life raft or rubber fishing dinghy, and pray they make it to the European coast without drowning.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban has sealed Hungary’s borders with Serbia to stem the influx and pledged not to let mainly Muslim migrants threaten Hungary’s Christian traditions.
(Reuters) An ancient castle in an Austrian village somewhere between Vienna and Hungary is not where you might expect to see an Islamic celebration.