The complaint of the Christian actress on Twitter reflects the tiredness of many with media which intentionally ignore matters of faith.
Despite the decline of crimes, these organisations still are very influential in Southern Italy. Christians should “face Mafia with the Biblical responsibility that it deserves”, says Giuseppe Rizza of the Italian Evangelical Alliance.
The Italian Evangelical Alliance emphasises the “inherent dignity” of all migrants. Family reunification and integration policies should be implemented.
More than 16,000 people have arrived to Italy through the Mediterranean so far in 2016. Experts fear better weather conditions will encourage thousands to take this route. Evangelicals in Sicily serve asylum seekers.
The 2016 Refugee Highway Partnership Europe roundtable in Catania (Italy) gathered more than 80 people from 17 countries. Participants shared experiences, ideas and resources to better serve refugees in their countries.
Roundtable meetings in Sicily will bring together experts, organisations serving refugees and churches. The Refugee Highway Partnership in Europe has been offering this platform to share resources and learn from each other for 13 consecutive years.