134th Scalabrinian Congregation Anniversary
On Sunday 28th of November 2021, the Scalabrinian Congregation celebrated its 134th Anniversary since its foundation in 1887 from the bishop of Piacenza, Italy, Giovanni Battista Scalabrini. Blessed Scalabrini main purpose was to care for the welfare, to protect and assist people on the move, crossing the Atlantic to reach the Americas.
The advocates' migration brief - accessing Asylum
Whenever someone flees their country due to persecution on account of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion or flees due to war, violence or events seriously disturbing to public order they should be able to apply for refugee status in the country they flee to. Someone applying for refugee status is an asylum seeker. Regrettably at some stages in South Africa’s recent history there have been and to a lesser extent still are...