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March 16 2017

The patient work of dialogue can save millions of lives

Few Catholics are as consistently successful at being peace than the members of the Sant’Egidio community. An artcle by U.S.Catholic

 
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Returning after an unprecedented visit with refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos in April last year, Pope Francis startled the world by bringing 12 Syrian refugees back with him to Rome. Who did he turn to for help in orchestrating this humanitarian public relations coup? The Rome-based community of Sant’Egidio.

Since that dramatic gesture, Sant’Egidio has been shepherding the pope’s refugee families and accepting new people fleeing Syria, assisting them with language lessons, job placement, and settling in to life in Rome. (CONTINUE)


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