“Angels Unawares”. It is not just about Migrants.

“Angels Unawares”. It is not just about Migrants.

“Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.”
(Hebrew 13:2)

On the occasion of the 105th World Day of Migrants and Refugees, September 29, 2019, Pope Francis unveiled a bronze and clay sculpture by the Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz, Angels Unawares.

Before blessing it, the Holy Father explained: “The work depicts a group of migrants from various cultures and different historical periods. I wanted it here in St. Peter’s Square, so that it would remind everyone of the evangelical challenge of welcoming”.

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