Let’s use the opportunity of #GivingTuesday to remember that it is more blessed to give than to receive – be it today or at any other time of the year.
Six countries sign an agreement to create the “Coalition for Happiness”. Among its members, there are countries where Christians are increasingly persecuted: the United Arab Emirates, Mexico and Kazakhstan.
An updated ACAPS report shows that Croatia, Slovenia and Serbia are receiving more than 6,000 new people every day. “Access to healthcare and psycho-social support” should be a priority.
Austrian Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner said the fence will be meant to ensure controlled, orderly entry into Austria, not to keep migrants out altogether.
In all, more than 650,000 refugees and migrants have crossed the Mediterranean to Europe this year and at least 3,135 have died en route, according to UNHCR.
Between 2,000 and 3,000 people who had been stranded in dangerous conditions for days, have been allowed to enter Croatia.