German illustrators have launched a project which combats many of the prejudices against the refugees coming to Germany.
Pope Francis has called hostility aimed at migrants and refugees a sin, urging communities not to yield to fear of the other. The pontiff delivered his message at a special Mass for asylum seekers, refugees and migrants.
Pope Francis has appealed to Myanmar's Buddhist clergy to reconcile people of different ethnicities and religions in a country plagued by decades of conflict. The pontiff also celebrated Mass with some 150,000 people.
The Catholic pontiff used the word Rohingya when addressing refugees in Dhaka, who crossed from Myanmar into Bangladesh. He had been urged not to use the word during his earlier stay in Myanmar.
When hundreds of refugees camped out in Athens in 2015, the women's organization Melissa Network found itself at the forefront of the crisis. It has grown to become a thriving space for the empowerment of refugee women.
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