Mediterranean Hope – Newsletter November 2018

Mediterranean Hope – Newsletter November 2018

MedHope_logo.jpgNaso (FCEI) on the security decree: “a serious choice”

The coordinator of the Mediterranean Hope programme of the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy [and Global Ministries’ Board member from Europe] intervenes on the security decree and expresses concern about the illegality it will produce and the possible explosion of tension against migrants “This decree ignores all the proposals of civil society, it weakens the right of asylum, increases illegality, and dismantles … Read full story

Assise FCEI 2018. Mediterranean Hope: the challenge of remaining true to ourselves

An interview with Paolo Naso: “defend human rights, effectively communicate what we do and not waver from our vocation to serve in the name of Christ” As part of the in-depth studies proposed by the NEV Press Agency for the upcoming “Assise” of the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy (FCEI) to be held in Pomezia on 16-18 … Read full story

#corridoiumanitari 1400 People Arrived in Italy Until Now

At the Fiumicino airport, 82 Syrian refugees from Lebanon arrived via a safe and legal way. Welcomed by the sponsors organizations and government authorities. Paolo Naso (FCEI) said “we want to develop a European-wide reception model based on our Humanitarian Corridors.”  A father reunited with his wife and 5 children Rome – October 31, 2018 (NEV/CS40) – This evening … Read full story

Cooperation for Global Health

Monica Natali (FCEI) told us her experience with the Medical Hope project during the “Focus on neglected diseases and the health of migrants” at the International Cooperation Festival. “Neglected, ignored and forgotten: this is the condition I have experienced for many human beings that I have met throughout my working life” Monica Natali, volunteer Nurse of the … Read full story

Yasmin’s Story

Immigration is a controversial issue in Italy.  This is the story of one immigrant and her family who came to Italy through an Italian ecumenical ministry called Humanitarian Corridors. She arrived in Italy on February 4, 2016.  Of the flight that brought her and her husband and their two small children from Beirut to Rome, she remembers … Read full story