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Here you’ll find Pope Francis’ teaching on the pastoral care of migrants, refugees and victims of human trafficking. The collection is updated regularly as original texts and subsequent translations become available.

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Here you’ll find Pope Francis’ teaching on the pastoral care of migrants, refugees and victims of human trafficking. The collection is updated regularly as original texts and subsequent translations become available.

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1 June 2017 | Address of His Holiness, Speeches

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO PARTICIPANTS IN THE MEETING PROMOTED BY THE FEDERATION OF CATHOLIC FAMILY ASSOCIATIONS IN EUROPE (FAFCE)

[…] Four crises in particular affect Europe at the present time: demographics – the “demographic winter” -, migration, employment and…

30 April 2017 | Address of His Holiness, Speeches

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO ITALIAN CATHOLIC ACTION

[…] Expand your own hearts in order to expand the heart of your parishes.  Take your faith to the streets,…

28 April 2017 | Address of His Holiness, Speeches

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO GOVERNMENT AUTHORITIES AND THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS

[…] The generous hospitality shown more than two thousand years ago remains in the collective memory of humanity and is…

| Address of His Holiness, Speeches

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE PARTICIPANTS IN THE INTERNATIONAL PEACE CONFERENCE

[…] An education in respectful openness and sincere dialogue with others, recognizing their rights and basic freedoms, particularly religious freedom,…

26 April 2017 | General Audience

POPE FRANCIS: GENERAL AUDIENCE

[…] Our existence is a pilgrimage, a journey. Even those who are inspired by simply human hope, perceive the allure…

24 April 2017 | Message

MESSAGE OF POPE FRANCIS: To the members of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences on the occasion of their Plenary Assembly

[…] Even if we live in a world where wealth abounds, a very large number of people are still victims…

22 April 2017 | Homily

LITURGY OF THE WORD WITH THE COMMUNITY OF SANT’EGIDIO IN MEMORY OF THE MARTYRS OF THE 20th AND 21st CENTURY: HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

[…] Today, I would like to add one more icon, in this Church. A woman. I do not know her…

16 April 2017 | Message

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS: EASTER 2017

[…]He takes upon himself all those victimized by old and new forms of slavery, inhuman labour, illegal trafficking, exploitation and…

MASS OF THE DAY: HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

[…] It is the first announcement: “He is Risen”. And then the confusion, the closed hearts, the apparitions. But the…

LETTER OF THE HOLY FATHER TO THE BISHOP OF ASSISI TO MARK THE INAUGURATION OF THE SHRINE OF RENUNCIATION

[…] When I came to visit the Room of Renunciation, you asked me to meet primarily with a representative group…

15 April 2017 | Homily

HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

[…] If we try to imagine this scene, we can see in the faces of those women any number of…

8 April 2017 | Address of His Holiness, Speeches

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

[…] But this is the tragedy of the world today, and of young people today, that young people are often…

30 March 2017 | Address of His Holiness, Speeches

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO PARTICIPANTS IN THE GENERAL CHAPTER OF THE ORDER OF CLERICS REGULAR OF SOMASCA

[…] And speaking of orphans, there are new “half orphans”: those young migrants, youth, children who come to our lands…

24 March 2017 | Address of His Holiness, Speeches

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION IN ITALY FOR THE CELEBRATION OF THE 60th ANNIVERSARY OF THE TREATY OF ROME

[…] In our multicultural world, these values will continue to have their rightful place provided they maintain a vital connection…

17 February 2017 | Address of His Holiness, Speeches

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO "ROMA TRE" UNIVERSITY

[…] Many urgent social issues and situations of hardship and poverty challenge us: let us consider the people who live…

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