Drowned immigrants in Mediterranean outnumber some war casualties, says Vatican paper
Catholic World News - August 26, 2014
L’Osservatore Romano has compared the deaths of immigrants drowned in the Mediterranean sea to the carnage of war.
The Vatican newspaper responded forcefully to news of “the latest massacre”--- in which 18 drowning victims were recovered, and about 200 remain missing, after a boat carrying undocumented immigrants sank off the island of Lampedusa.
“The number of deaths in the Mediterranean by now are more than those of a war,” L’Osservatore Romano said.
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!
Our Spring Challenge Grant
Progress toward our Spring Challenge Grant goal ($25,000 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!