On October 31, Pope Francis will be saying a prayer for peace in Syria at 3 PM in Sweden. Caritas International is asking all to encourage prayer around the world at that time (9 AM ET) or at 3 PM local time–or any time that works.
Here are other resources to help us understand the impact of the refugee crisis in human terms from Catholic Relief Services.
|Holy Family in Midst of Refugee Crisis
Watch the latest from the front lines of CRS’ response to the refugee crisis in Europe, and hear about a special family CRS teams met along the way.
|Supporting Syrian Refugee Children Through Education
Since the start of the Syrian conflict 5 years ago, more than 4.2 million refugees have fled to the Middle East. More than half of them are children. In Jordan…
|Greece | Embracing Refugees In a Time of Crisis
In just the first few months of 2016, more than 150,000 refugees and economic migrants had already arrived on Greek shores. Throughout the Balkans, CRS and o…