USA National Migration Week – Jan 2-8

USCCB

About National Migration Week

Renewing Hope, Seeking Justice is the primary theme for the 2011 National Migration Week, held January 2-8. The observance began over a quarter century ago by the bishops to provide Catholics an opportunity to take stock of the wide diversity of the Church and the ministries serving them. As the face of the local churches continue to change, these materials are becoming increasingly important. Continue reading USA National Migration Week – Jan 2-8

One day, those children born in IDP camps will rise and bite us all

Daily Nation

By CHARLES ONYANGO-OBBO

The feature “The new Sodom and Gomorrah?” in Nation’s DN2 magazine on Wednesday, about the life of Kenyans living in internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps made for depressing reading.  That said, the crisis of IDPs in Kenya is part of a wider problem. It is estimated that there are anywhere between 24 million to 27 million IDPs in the world. Continue reading One day, those children born in IDP camps will rise and bite us all