#LiveLaudatoSi Learning Webinar
"In Solidarity with Migrants"
"There has been a tragic rise in the number of migrants seeking to flee from the growing poverty caused by environmental degradation. They are not recognized by international conventions as refugees..." 25 Laudato Si'
Learn about the ongoing plight of environmental migrants and refugees during the COVID pandemic and how Canadians can continue to respond.
Stephen Kaduuli is a refugee rights advocate, researcher and policy analyst at Citizens for Public Justice. He is also a member of the Canadian Council for Refugees' Overseas Protection and Resettlement Working Group. He has also presented papers at various conferences, seminars and workshops in Australia, Canada, Uganda and the United Kingdom.
Deacon Rudy M. Ovcjak
In 2015, Deacon Ovcjak began working with the Archdiocese of Toronto as a Parish Campaign Director. The following year he joined the Office for Refugees at the Archdiocese of Toronto (ORAT), where he oversaw its day-to-day operations. He was appointed Director of ORAT by H.E. Cardinal Thomas Collins in 2017.
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