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ICMC in the News
In a Vatican News interview on the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, ICMC Secretary General Robert J. Vitillo highlights the organization’s work to prevent this “crime against human dignity” and to support its national members as they aid trafficking survivors and protect those at risk.
ICMC Secretary General Msgr. Robert J. Vitillo discusses Pope Francis’ call for governments to come to the help of migrants in North Africa and the suffering they and their families experience. He also addresses the response of European and African governments and how it could be improved, as well as ICMC efforts to assist migrants and refugees.
Our Members in the News
U.S. Bishops reiterated objections to policies restricting non-Mexican asylum seekers as the Biden Administration appeals a ruling blocking the restrictions. Bishops urged leaders to see migrants as “more than numbers encountered at the border … but persons created in the image and likeness of God.”
During his Apostolic Journey to World Youth Day, the Holy Father met with 25 Afghan, Libyan, and Syrian refugees studying at the Portuguese Catholic University in Lisbon, who, together with 25 other refugee students, have found a pathway to a new life through support from the Pope Francis Fund.
The Episcopal migration lead in England and Wales has affirmed the Church’s commitment to “love the stranger” despite the UK’s passage of the “Illegal Migration Act.” “We will continue to welcome those seeking sanctuary here and call for the expansion of safe routes,” said Bishop Paul McAleenan.