As the global climate changes, millions of people will be uprooted by sea-level rise, extreme weather events, droughts and water scarcity, says Annegret Kapp. It is vital to start talking about our moral, legal and practical obligations to them.
Lord Carey's comments about immigration show him to be living in an unreal world, says Vaughan Jones. For displaced people this is an issue of life and death. Migration is not a game with numbers. It is an issue which requires serious moves towards international justice - and a basic Christian issue of neighbourly love.
Pope Benedict XVI has issued a strong message in advance of the ninety-sixth World Day of Migrants and Refugees, which is due to be celebrated on 17 January 2010 and which focuses on underage refugees and migrants.
Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin wall, European governments must act urgently to tackle human rights abuses against migrants, asylum seekers, detainees and minorities, Amnesty International has declared.
For the first time, services will take place at Westminster Abbey and the Methodist Central Hall (opposite the Houses of Parliament) at the same time, celebrating the place of migrants in modern British society.