Posts Tagged ‘World Day of Migrants and Refugees’

Migrants and Refugees Challenge Us: The Response of the Gospel of Mercy

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

It is not hard to remember from last fall the images on our television screens of the thousands and thousands of migrants and refugees streaming into Europe from Africa and the Middle East. Some of these people’s journeys began in perilous boat rides across the Mediterranean Sea. Now the issue of taking in refugees has […] [Read more]

“A Heart Open to the Whole World”

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Again and again, in the face of a migration crisis that affects every country around the world, Pope Francis has called on nations to greet immigrants and refugees not with closed doors, but with open hearts. In July 2013, for his first official trip outside Rome, our Holy Father celebrated Mass on the small Italian […] [Read more]