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Pray and act to help refugees--what Pope Francis and Orthodox leaders said at Lesbos

Pray and act to help refugees--what Pope Francis and Orthodox leaders said at Lesbos

Pope Francis, Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop Ieronymos look out at the sea from Lesbos Apri. 16. Credit: L'Osservatore Romano Lesbos, Greece, Apr 17, 2016 / 05:13 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Forced migration affects millions of people and is “a crisis of humanity.” That is what Pope Francis and two leading Greek Orthodox churchmen have said in a joint declaration signed on the Greek island of Lesbos.

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Refugees from 11 countries face additional barriers under Trump plan

Refugees from 11 countries face additional barriers under Trump plan

Yeganeh Torbati and Mica Rosenberg, Reuters Posted at Oct 25 2017 07:54 AM | Updated as of Oct 25 2017 07:55 AM WASHINGTON/NEW YORK - The Trump administration will temporarily delay the processing of most refugees from 11 countries deemed to be high-risk while resuming refugee admissions for other countries, government officials said on Tuesday.

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More than 1,300 migrants rescued at sea in one day — Italy coast guard

More than 1,300 migrants rescued at sea in one day — Italy coast guard

Published February 4, 2017 4:09am ROME, Italy - More than 1,300 migrants were rescued in 13 separate missions in the Mediterranean on Friday, bringing the total helped over the last three days to more than 2,600, the coast guard said.

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Kardashians pledge $500,000 as celebs rally for Harvey storm relief

Kardashians pledge $500,000 as celebs rally for Harvey storm relief

ABS-CBN News Posted at Aug 30 2017 06:51 AM LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Kim Kardashian and her family on Tuesday donated a collective $500,000 to storm Harvey relief efforts, joining celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Dwayne Johnson, NFL player J.J. Watt and comedian Kevin Hart who have pledged funds to help the tens of thousands affected by the devastation in Texas.

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Saudi King provides P1.2 billion for stranded OFWs

Saudi King provides P1.2 billion for stranded OFWs

In recognition of the great contribution of overseas Filipino workers to their economy, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has shouldered the expenses of OFWs who were laid off and stranded in the oil-rich country.

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Tapatan Ni Tunying: Stranded OFWs

Tapatan Ni Tunying: Stranded OFWs

Know the struggles of stranded OFWs in Saudi Arabia and the government's efforts to help them.

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TV Patrol: Mga na-stranded na OFW sa Saudi, iuuwi na

TV Patrol: Mga na-stranded na OFW sa Saudi, iuuwi na

Libo-libong OFW sa Saudi ang inihahanda nang iuwi pabalik dito sa Pilipinas. Nasa Saudi Arabia na ngayon si Labor Sec. Silvestre Bello para sa mass repatriation sa mga susunod na linggo.

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More OFWs from Saudi Arabia come home; grateful for gov’t care, attention

More OFWs from Saudi Arabia come home; grateful for gov’t care, attention

Posted 1 week ago Sep 08, 2016 Clifford Santillan Region 10 Some 141 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who were among those stranded in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia expressed their joy and gratitude to the Philippine Government as they arrived home last night via Saudi Arabia Airlines SV 804 flight at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal I.

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2,100 migrants rescued in Mediterranean, heading to Italy

2,100 migrants rescued in Mediterranean, heading to Italy

(Associated Press) | Updated May 21, 2017 - 5:42am ROME — The Italian coast guard says some 2,100 migrants have been rescued at sea to be brought to safety in Italy. Among those rescued Friday and early yesterday is a 6-week-old boy, one of seven migrants transferred to a coast guard motorboat to be sped to a medical facility. One body was also recovered.

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UN: 22,000 Iraqis displaced by Mosul fight

UN: 22,000 Iraqis displaced by Mosul fight

(Associated Press) | Updated November 4, 2016 - 7:02am Displaced people stand on the back of a truck at a checkpoint near Qayara, south of Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. The U.N. human rights office is lauding efforts by the U.S.-led coalition in the battle against the Islamic State group in Mosul. The office in Geneva says coalition flights over Iraq have largely succeeded in preventing IS from bringing in 25,000 more civilians to the city center, where the militant group has been using people as human shields as Iraqi forces advance on Mosul. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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