World Refugee Day: Call to commemorate lives of migrants and refugees lost in the Mediterranean

The Conference of European Churches (CEC) together with the Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME) is inviting churches to commemorate the lives of thousands of migrants and refugees who have lost their lives in the Mediterranean, seeking safety on their way to Europe.

The rescue vessel MV Phoenix in harbour in Malta, March 2015.

CEC and CCME are encouraging churches to hold online commemoration services, prayers or vigils around World Refugee Day on Sunday, 20th June 2021, in line with the Covid–19 measures.  CCME has published resource materials on its website, which can be used for worship or intercessions…

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