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World Day of Migrants and Refugees

The 106th World Day of Migrants and Refugees will be celebrated on 27 September 2020.

The theme chosen by Pope Francis is “Forced like Jesus Christ to flee”. #WDMR2020

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Internally Displaced People

The Pastoral Orientations on Internally Displaced People (IDP’s) offers practical suggestions for local Churches affected by forced displacement and identifies pastoral practices which can be carried out and renewed.

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Vatican COVID-19 Commission

Created by the Holy Father to express the Church’s care for the human family facing the pandemic.

Embracing the Lord in order to embrace hope: that is the strength of faith, which frees us from fear and gives us hope

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SAFE MIGRATION

20 Action Points

Pope Francis knows what asylum-seekers, migrants and refugees need. We should welcome and protect them, he says, we should promote and integrate them. To do all this, here are some resources you can use in your community or parish … plus some policies to advocate in your country and at the U.N. level.

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END SLAVERY

Many adults and children are victims of human trafficking for labor and sexual exploitation, organ trafficking, begging and forced delinquency.

Migrants and refugees are among the groups most vulnerable to trafficking and exploitation, both during their journey and upon arrival in the destination countries.

Pope Francis urges us to do everything we can to combat the shameful crime of human trafficking.

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BECOME THE HOPE THEY ALL SEEK