- Dec 9, 2019
A migrant vessel defied Italian populist leader and docked in Lampedusa cheered on by Christian priests and prelates.
Pope Francis and the civil authorities in Rome invoked a spirit of welcoming and integration Tuesday, as populist politicians lead the polls in Italy.
Towering and silver clad, the icon of Mary Mother of Mercy is a reminder to “build bridges and not walls,” Pope Francis said.
Pope Francis invited Lithuania, a country with a waning population, to promote policies for youth but steer clear of xenophobia.
After yet another case of aggression against immigrants in Italy, a parish priest heading a welcoming center says he’s worried about global xenophobic trends.