The sixth anniversary of anything is usually referred to as “candy anniversary” or “iron anniversary”: “candy” because it is tempered by something sweet to obviate hard or bitter experiences along the way;

On January 1st 2018, The Israeli Population and immigration Authority published a policy announcement offering asylum seekers from Sudan and Eritrea a choice between one of two options:  either departure or incarceration.

On August 29, 2017, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, wrote a letter to the Coordination of the Pastoral Among Migrants team and to the migrant communities regarding the resignation of Father David.

The author of the poem is Warsan Shire, a Somali refugee, living in England. We print the poem during Holy week, a week to commemorate the Passion of Jesus, during which we pray for all those suffering until today, especially those who have to flee their homeland.

We publish here the homily of Father Jamal Khader, rector of the Latin Patriarchate Seminary in Beit Jala, for the celebration of World Migrants’ Day in Jaffa on January 16, 2016.

The heads of the Catholic Church in the Holy Land published a statement today, February 20, 2014, asking the municipality of Tel Aviv to stop its campaign against the places of prayer of the migrant communities in south Tel Aviv.

The text of the homily that Father David Neuhaus SJ, Latin Patriarchal Vicar and Coordinator of the Pastoral for Migrants in Israel, preached on January 18, 2014 at Saint Anthony’s Church in Jaffa.

Three researchers, an Eritrean living in Sweden and two Dutch researchers from Tilberg University, have published a report on human trafficking in Sinai.

A Brazilian television team came to film a video on the pastoral work among migrants in the Divine Mercy Chapel in Tel Aviv on Saturday, February 23, 2013.  

In his important exhortation, “Ecclesia in Medio Oriente,” delivered on September 14, 2012, in Lebanon during his visit, the Pope discusses at length the issue of migration. We publish here the text.

The Assembly of the Catholic Ordinaries in the Holy Land has launched a renewed appeal, published on August 9, 2012, in favor of the victims of human traffickers in the Sinai. This comes in the light of the deployment of Egyptian military forces there.

The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries in the Holy Land published a  statement on May 28, 2012, regarding the events that took place in Tel Aviv on the night of May 23, 2012.

The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries in the Holy Land published an appeal on March 20, 2012, regarding the situation of asylum seekers making their way through Sinai who fall prey to traffickers who abuse them and hold them hostage.