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Poles’ response to refugee crisis reflects enduring values, official says

As Russia's war on Ukraine continues and refugees keep seeking safety in Poland, a Polish official said, "I'm getting less and less diplomatic" with other European government officials.

Couple: Being refugees opens their eyes to reality of migrants

Serhii Bolshov knows he and his family do not fit most people's idea of "refugees," and, in fact, they don't fit his own stereotype either, he said.

Pope blesses Easter basket symbolic of Knights’ care packages for refugees

Pope Francis blessed a special Easter basket during a private audience with Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly and his family at the Vatican April 11.

U.N. official: Ukraine exodus is fastest-growing refugee crisis since WWII

A top United Nations official said March 6 that the world hasn't seen a refugee crisis such as the one developing in Eastern Europe, caused by Russia's attack on Ukraine, since the last World War.

Vatican announces theme for World Day of Migrants and Refugees

Pope Francis' message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2022 will reflect on the importance of including migrants and refugees in building a better world, the Vatican announced.

Bishop praises Biden administration efforts on refugee admissions

The chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration Oct. 11 praised a plan by President Joe Biden to raise the refugee cap to 125,000 for fiscal year 2022.

Afghan refugee’s plan to attend Catholic school in Arkansas halted

Shadab, 18, was ready to leave Afghanistan to travel nearly 7,500 miles to begin his senior year of high school at Subiaco Academy -- a Benedictine high school which is both a day school and a boarding school -- just before the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.

Pope meets unusual pilgrim carrying message of hope for refugees

When pilgrims pass through Rome along their long trek, they do not always get to meet Pope Francis much less get an "undersized" handshake.

At Angelus, pope prays for Ida victims, Afghan refugees

Pope Francis offered prayers to the victims and families affected by Hurricane Ida, which devastated the southern and northeastern United States.

As U.S. presence in Afghanistan ends, Catholics call to welcome refugees

As Aug. 30 ended in the U.S. and a new day began in a different time zone in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Aug. 31, 2021, the U.S. Central Command released a green-tinted photo of a soldier about to get on a cargo plane, a photographic coda to seal the historic moment that put an end to nearly two decades of U.S. military presence in Afghanistan.