Statement of the Community of Sant’Egidio on the Separation of Migrant Children from their Parents

We the Community of Sant’Egidio, a lay movement of the Catholic Church, support the end to the policy of separating migrant children from their parents and urgently call for the reunification of all families already separated at the United States border. We are deeply saddened and concerned for the lives of these children, and all […]

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Community of Sant’Egidio USA appeals to stop all state sanctioned executions during the Holy Year of Mercy.

Appeal letter by the Community of Sant’Egidio USA to stop all state sanctioned executions during the upcoming Year of Mercy Dear friends, This year, Pope Francis announced the worldwide Holy Year of Mercy, due to commence on December 8th, 2015. Following on from Pope Francis widely expanding actions for hope and healing, peace and justice during […]

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Syria and Iraq: a new appeal of the Community of Sant’Egidio on the dramatic situation of Christians

The facts of recent days and the kidnapping of the two Italian aid workers, Greta Ramelli and Vanessa Marzullo, which took place in Aleppo, confirm the severity of the situation and the urgent need for international intervention, already expressed by Andrea Riccardi The Community of Sant’Egidio expresses its deepest concern about the dramatic situation of […]

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