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Refugees, Sant’Egidio: “Not walls but corridors”

Sant’Egidio and Evangelical Churches announce the arrival of 150 Syrians from Lebanon by April with the #humanitariancorridors On April 4th, the President of the Community of Sant’Egidio, Marco Impagliazzo, and the president of the Federation of Evangelical Churches in Italy, Luca Maria Negro, have announced the arrival of another 150 Syrian refugees from Lebanon, thanks […]

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The first plane of the #humanitariancorridors has arrived at Fiumicino: 93 refugees, half of them children. Welcome to Italy!

The first images of the arrival at the airport, welcomed by the Community of Sant’Egidio and the representatives of Evangelical Churches [slideshow_deploy id=’1736′] They landed at 7 o’clock. They are 93, about half of them children. They come from the camp of Tell Abbas, in Lebanon, but their homes were in Syria, mostly in Homs, […]

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Refugees: Tomorrow Yasmine a Falak, two Syrians siriane, will arrive in Italy as the first of the Humanitarian Corridors

Tomorrow will be an important day for Yasmine and her daughter Falak. They, refugees from the war in Syria, will be the first persons to arrive from Lebanon to Italy through the humanitarian corridors without having to undergo journeys of death in the Mediterranean. But it will also be an important day for all those […]

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Secretary General of Organization of the United States visits Sant’Egidio

The Secretary General of the Organization of American States, Luis Almagro, accompanied by Ambasadaor Malfatti, President of the Italo-Latin American Institute (IILA), visited Sant’Egidio during his recent trip to Italy. Over the course of his discussions with a delegation from the Community, he thanked them for the support for peace talks in Colombia and asked […]

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Wallenberg Prize to the Community of Sant’Egidio for its commitment against all forms of racism and hospitality to refugees

In Hungary, the Association of Raoul Wallenberg and the Ministry of Human Resources gives an award to civil associations, persons, and ecclesial communities who work for excluded social groups, against prejudice and all forms of racism . January 17, 1945, the date on which the award is given, also remembers the day in which the world […]