“For me, returning home is like being reborn. I can’t even begin to describe the joy I am feeling," - Elias Ghattas.
As part of the Columban Centenary (1918-2018) celebrations, students aged between 15-18 were invited to write an article or make a video on the theme ‘Migrants are our Neighbours’.
“We are running for all refugees” - Paulo Lokoro who is a 24-year-old 800-metre runner.
“Europe has the power to save and protect people. It’s a just question of political will to provide safe ways for people to enter Europe without risking their lives.”
Pope Francis to visit the Greek island of Lesbos next week as a gesture of solidarity with migrants.
A committee has been set up in the Co Laois town to locate and prepare housing for refugee families.