community of sant'egidio Archives - Crux



  • Ivanka Trump to meet Sant’Egidio on anti-trafficking efforts

    Ivanka Trump to meet Sant’Egidio on anti-trafficking efforts

    While in Rome with her father, Ivanka Trump is scheduled to meet with the Community of Sant’Egidio, one of the “new movements” in the Catholic Church, to discuss efforts to combat human trafficking. As part of that session, Ivanka will meet several female victims of trafficking. It’s an issue on which the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See and Sant’Egidio have long collaborated.

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  • Church cautious on charges that migrant care has become a racket

    Church cautious on charges that migrant care has become a racket

    So far, the Catholic Church in Italy and the Vatican are taking a cautious stance on a burgeoning scandal involving charges that NGOs are hauling migrants excessive distances to bring them to Italian ports, in order to cash in on public funding for their care. Some believe what’s happening is a racket, but other Catholic voices defend the NGOs and hail their humanitarian commitment.

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  • New martyrs whose deaths meet the old test of ‘hatred of the faith’

    New martyrs whose deaths meet the old test of ‘hatred of the faith’

    Pope Francis is set to visit Rome’s Church of St. Bartholomew on Saturday to shine a spotlight on the Church’s new martyrs. Yesterday, Crux presented a sampling of new martyrs killed ‘in odium amoris,’ or ‘hatred of love’; today, we look at several new martyrs whose deaths seem to meet the classic test of being killed ‘in odium fidei,’ or ‘hatred of the faith.’

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