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A MOAS rescuer helps a child after a refugee boat capsized off a remote Greek island. Credit: Robert Young Pelton / MOAS.EU @2016

A two-year old became the first refugee to drown in 2016, as a migrant dinghy capsized while crossing the Aegean Sea

Pontiff urges Central American nations to show ‘generosity’ towards migrants seeking to enter United States

Fr Gabriele Bentoglio spoke at the Eighth Global Forum on Migration and Development in Istanbul last week

Those fleeing conflict remain undeterred by the worsening weather and colder autumn temperatures

Francis raised his concerns about the terrorist threat during an interview with a Portuguese radio station

The 24th Sunday of the Year is 50:5-9; Jas 2:14-18; Mk 8:27-35 (Year B)

Our response to such images could lead to more future misery

Archbishop Chaput says presidential candidate ‘plays on our worst fears and resentments’

Police stand in front of a truck on the highway A4, Austria (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn calls for Europe to be united – asking for ‘courageous decisions’ on the plight of refugees

Hundreds of immigrant mothers and children currently being held in detention centres must be released by October 23