Caritas groups discuss Arab immigration into Europe
Catholic World News - May 15, 2012
A conference of Caritas relief organizations from the Mediterranean region meets in Cagliari, Italy this week to discuss the problems facing immigrants from the Middle East and northern Africa.
Member-agencies of Caritas, the umbrella group for Catholic relief organizations, will discuss the steady flow of immigrants into Europe and the difficulties that agencies face in caring for them. Participants will include relief workers from many of the countries that immigrants are leaving (Libya, Morocco, Algeria, Lebanon, Turkey, and Tunisia) as well as the European countries (Italy, France, Germany, Spain) where they are meeting with heightened hostility at a time of overall economic crisis.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our July expenses ($16,412 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!