Pope washes feet of several refugees including Muslims, Hindus and Copts

On Thursday, Pope Francis visited a refugee center to wash and kiss the feet of several refugees; including Muslims, Hindus and Copts — a gesture of solidarity and peace two days after the Brussels and Paris attacks stirred anti-Muslim attitudes. The Holy Thursday rite re-enacts the foot-washing ritual that dates back to the story of Jesus’… Continue reading Pope washes feet of several refugees including Muslims, Hindus and Copts

Catholic Aid leader alarms emergence of a new state of emergency due to refugee crisis at Greece-Macedonia border

With a rising number of refugees and migrants, traveling across the Mediterranean Sea to seek safe asylum in Greece, the migrant crisis in Greece is entering a new stage of emergency where some 12,000 migrants and refugees are stuck on its border with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia unable to continue their journey. A… Continue reading Catholic Aid leader alarms emergence of a new state of emergency due to refugee crisis at Greece-Macedonia border