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SIMN Participated at the 2020 Catholic Immigrant Integration Initiative Conference

New York, October 5, 2020 – The Scalabrini International Migration Network (SIMN) participated at the “2020 Catholic Immigrant Integration Initiative Conference, Building Communities of Hope and Belonging” on Thursday, October 1 and Friday, October 2, 2020. Due to the pandemic and out of abundance of caution, this year’s conference took place virtually.

Message of His Holiness Pope Francis For the 106th World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2020

[27 September 2020] Like Jesus Christ, forced to flee. Welcoming, protecting, promoting and integrating internally displaced persons At the beginning of this year, in my Address to the members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See, I pointed to the tragedy of internally displaced people as one of the challenges of our contemporary world: “Situations of conflict and humanitarian emergencies, aggravated by climate change, are increasing the numbers of displaced persons and affecting