The Congregation of the Missionaries of St. Charles, also known as Scalabrinians, is an international apostolic community of religious brothers and priests of the Roman Catholic Church, founded in Piacenza (Italy) in 1887 by Blessed John Baptist Scalabrini.

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We are committed to the promotion of human dignity and rights of migrants. We are called to be migrants among migrants, sharing in their journey, their struggles and their hopes, inspired by the example of Jesus, who "drew near and walked with them." (Lk 24: 15)

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Our religious congregation is present in 32 countries around the world. The Province of St. Charles encompasses 7 of those countries. Our missionary work includes advocacy and promotion of human rights of migrants, research and studies, migrants’ centers and pastoral services in multi-cultural parishes.

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The People we serve:

The world of migration displays a great variety of situations. Some groups of migrants preserve and develop the human and Christian riches of their ancestral heritage and so become a contributing force for the progress and enrichment of civil and ecclesial society. Other groups, instead, are still living the experience of migration in its most […]