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

  
July 12 2013 | CATANIA, ITALY

A march and a prayer to remember who "dies of hope"

The prayer meetings continue throughout Italy to remember, as Pope Francis did, the migrants who lose their lives on the long trips to Europe

 
printable version

On Wednesday, July 3 at the Church of Santa Chiara in Catania, about 250 people gathered together to pray for all those who have died trying to reach the European countries. The prayer, which is part of the initiatives of the Community of Sant'Egidio entitled "Dying of Hope", was attended by the Associations that work with immigrants and the immigrated communities in Catania: the Mauritian community, especially, with the second generation young people "The Catania Children", the Eritrean community, the community of the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church in Catania together with their priest Bola, Imam of theSicilian Islamic community Kheit Abdelhafid. There were also some unaccompanied foreign minors of Tunisian, Egyptian and Ghanaian nationalitiesThere were many immigrants from the Asylum Seekers’ Centre "CARAMineo", about 100, representing the various nationalities present at the CARA: Somalis, Eritreans, Ivorians, Nigerians and Pakistanis. During the prayer Assan, the representative of the nationalities present at the CARACentre read a message prepared especially for "Dying of Hope:

 

"This prayer vigil is a gift to all of us, it is a gift ofhumanity and a symbol of piety and humanity for the whole world, he continued, we are the witnesses of thehope trips, journeys of pain and suffering, but today we are here to say that we are united with all of you and thatwe, Italian and foreign citizens, can work together to improve our society, many have died of hope but their ideas and their actions will remain forever, today the Community of Sant'Egidio gave voice to many immigrants that no longer live, but today they are here with us and we join them, so that together we can dream of a world unitedand in peace, thank you all and let us always unite in prayer".

ASSOCIATED OBJECTS

 ALSO READ
• NEWS
March 1 2017

Ash Wednesday, Lent season begins

IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | PT
November 26 2016

Daily comments to pray with the Word of God on the website and facebook

IT | EN | ES | DE | PT
September 15 2016

The breviary of Fr. Jacques Hamel to be kept in St. Bartholomew in Rome among the memories of the martyrs of our time

IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | PT
September 1 2016

September 1st, memory of Saint Egidio. The Community that took his name give thanks in every part of the world

IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | PT | CA
July 29 2016

The Communities of Sant'Egidio in Europe, in communion with the Church of France, next Friday, July 29, shall meet to pray for peace and the victims of terrorism

IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | PT | CA | RU | HU
July 15 2016
NICE, FRANCE

Nice, Sant'Egidio: Solidarity and closeness to the French people

IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | CA | NL | RU | HU
all news
• PRESS
March 20 2017
Main-Post

Zum Gedenken an die Einsamen

March 17 2017
Sette: Magazine del Corriere della Sera

Andrea Riccardi: Le politiche sulle migrazioni devono partire dai giovani africani che usano Internet e il cellulare

February 27 2017
L'huffington Post

Andrea Riccardi: Un anno di corridoi umanitari. L'integrazione protegge più dei muri

February 23 2017
Main-Post

Abschiebung in die Ungewissheit

February 13 2017
Roma sette

Migrantes e Sant’Egidio: delusione per interventi su migranti

February 3 2017
Huffington Post

Marco Impagliazzo: Il ponte di Francesco, il muro di Donald

all press releases
• EVENTI
April 6 2017 | NAPLES, ITALY

Preghiera ecumenica a Napoli in memoria dei martiri del nostro tempo

All meetings of prayer for peace
• DOCUMENTS

Appello al Parlamento ungherese sui profughi e i minori richiedenti asilo

Preghiera per Elard Alumando

Corso di Alta Formazione professionale per Mediatori europei per l’intercultura e la coesione sociale

Predicazione di Mons. Vincenzo Paglia alla veglia di preghiera per la pace e in memoria delle vittime degli attacchi terroristici a Parigi

Omelia di S.E. Paul R. Gallagher per la commemorazione dei martiri contemporanei

Omelia della liturgia in memoria di coloro che sono morti per gravi malattie, 1 novembe 2014, Roma

all documents
• BOOKS

Das Wort Gottes jeden Tag 2016/2017





Echter Verlag

La Parole de Dieu chaque jour 2017





Editions du Cerf
all books

PHOTOS

1167 visits

1133 visits

1198 visits

1180 visits

1123 visits
all the related media