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A group of 35 bishops and church leaders from 20 countries have gathered in Munich, Germany to discuss refugees and the role of the churches in Europe with a recommendation for safe passage to those seeking refuge.
The current refugee and migration crisis is a “defining moment” for Europe and the world, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in Rome on 15 October.
Churches and ecumenical organisations have marshalled resources to support and welcome those seeking safety in Europe from war and conflict.
Christian Aid has launched an appeal to support partner agencies in Europe working to alleviate suffering in the present refugee crisis.
The UN has called for the Greek government to strengthen migrant reception facilities and for Europe to bolster humanitarian coordination.
Reports have emerged that the US government is considering deploying land-based nuclear missiles in Europe that could pre-emptively destroy Russian weapons.
Cologne Catholic Cathedral will turn off all its lights to defy an anti-Muslim march through the German city on Monday 5 January 2015.
Urgent action is needed by the EU to ensure no further migrant deaths in the seas on Europe’s borders, says Amnesty International.
Elections to a strengthened European Parliament in May will see voters from all 28 EU countries choose representatives for the next five years.
European leaders should use a meeting of the European Council to agree further action against tax dodging by multinationals, a new report urges.
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