Riccardi Andrea: on the web

Riccardi Andrea: on social networks

Riccardi Andrea: press review

change language
you are in: home - news contact usnewsletterlink

Support the Community

April 25 2011

Press Release

Roma. The Community of Sant'Egidio rejoyces for the Mayor's decision to stop planned evictions.

printable version

The Community of Sant'Egidio is pleased with the mayor's decision not to proceed with the evacuation of the settlement in via Cave Pietralata and to suspend the evictions planned for the coming days, as required. The eviction had been confirmed by local police who had given notice to the individuals affected, and confirmation had arrived, after requests for information, even to local residents and the parish, as well as the town hall.

On this occasion it should be noted that the Community of Sant'Egidio has never launched "invective" (we do not understand what the mayor reported), but only proposed, as is its style, urging the administration not to create undesirable situations and unnecessary suffering, and not to disperse the families: a serious mistake which was rectified late, thanks to the efforts of the local church of Rome.

It is not the style of the Community of Sant'Egidio launching invectives. The Community of Sant'Egidio, accused of being "outside reality" - and the suspension of evictions and the conclusion of the story of the Basilica of St. Paul shows just how the proposals from the Community were the only viable - has indeed asked to tone down the rhetoric, even in the words and messages delivered to the population. If the "invective" is meant the responsible exercise of their moral duty to criticism in the face of measures not consistent with a minimal line of hospitality and humanity, as well as respect for the families and their integrity, it would be worrying. By the Community of Sant'Egidio tones have always been respectful and never have been about persons, but only the living conditions of Roma and respect for basic human rights. Even facing reactions a bit  off lines.

October 5 2016

5th October, World Teacher’s Day: All to school…of peace!

IT | EN | ES | DE | PT | RU | ID | HU
August 2 2014

The memory of Porrajmos, the extermination of the Roma and Sinti. In the prayer the memory of Zefirino Gimenez, a gypsy martyr

IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | PT
April 8 2014

Good news from Naples on the integration of the Roma and the Sinti in Italy

IT | EN | FR
August 6 2013

Christians together to say no to anti-gypsism

IT | EN | ES | FR | ID
January 30 2013

The passing of Cejka Stoica, Roma survivor of the nazi lager

IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | NL | PL
October 27 2012

A Church that is a Friend of the Roma

IT | EN | DE | FR
all news
April 8 2017
Vatican Insider

Rom, Paolo VI e quella svolta a Pomezia nel ‘65

April 7 2017
Vatican Insider

Giornata dei Rom, Sant’Egidio: “Antigitanismo ancora diffuso contro un popolo di bambini”

February 21 2017
Famiglia Cristiana

Se sei disabile non puoi diventare italiana: la storia di Cristina

January 24 2017
Huffington Post

Dopo diciotto anni e nove tentativi Cristina è riuscita finalmente a diventare italiana

July 13 2016

Il cardinale Vallini tra i rom di Castel Romano: «Basta pregiudizi»

May 29 2016
Avvenire - Ed. Milano

Dal campo alla casa, la nuova vita della famiglia rom

all press releases

Intervento di Branislav Savic durante la visita di Papa Francesco alla Comunità di Sant'Egidio

CAMPI ROM RISCATTO CERCASI , Avvenire 2 agosto 2013

Per un mondo senza razzismo – per un mondo senza violenza

Testimonianza di Suor Atanazia Holubova. Udienza con il Santo Padre, 11 giugno 2011

Testimonianza di Ceija Stojka

Testimonianza di Carlo MikicUdienza del papa ai rom d'Europa, 11 giugno 2011

all documents

Al filo de Holocausto

Ediciones Invisibles

Il grande viaggio

Leonardo International
all books

TG1 8apr2013 - Giornata internazionale dei rom e dei sinti

389 visits

370 visits

389 visits

644 visits

417 visits
all the related media