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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.

There are two ways to use this resource,

  1. search keywords (using the search bar on the left),
  2. or READ the complete Collection online.
  

READ the Pope’s Foreword to the Collection

  

READ the Introduction to the Collection

8 July 2020 | Homily

HOLY MASS ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE VISIT TO LAMPEDUSA HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

The Responsorial Psalm invites us always to seek the Lord’s face: “Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence…

30 June 2020 | Message

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE CATHOLIC MEDIA CONFERENCE SPONSORED BY THE CATHOLIC PRESS ASSOCIATION

[…] Dear friends, I cordially invoke upon you and the work of your Conference an outpouring of the Holy Spirit’s…

21 June 2020 | Angelus

POPE FRANCIS ANGELUS

After the Angelus, the Holy Father continued: Dear brothers and sisters, yesterday the United Nations celebrated World Refugee Day. The…

14 June 2020 | Angelus

POPE FRANCIS ANGELUS

After praying the Angelus the Holy Father turned his thoughts and prayers to the dramatic situation in Libya: Dear brothers…

5 June 2020 | Letter

LETTER OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF COLOMBIA TO MARK THE WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

[…] I encourage you in this task that lies before you. I trust that your deliberations and conclusions will always…

20 May 2020 | Message

MEETING WITH A DELEGATION OF PARTICIPANTS IN THE INTERNATIONAL ATHLETICS MEETING "WE RUN TOGETHER - SIMUL CURREBANT"

[…] Dear friends and dear lovers of sports, an international athletics meet called “We Run Together – Simul Currebant” was…

20 May 2020 | General Audience

POPE FRANCIS GENERAL AUDIENCE

[…] Yet, precisely in starting from the great narrative of Creation, someone began to find reasons for thanksgiving, to praise…

1 May 2020 | Homily

MORNING MASS IN THE CHAPEL OF THE DOMUS SANCTAE MARTHAE HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

[…] Throughout history we have read about the brutality inflicted on slaves: they were brought from Africa to America –…

12 April 2020 | Letter

LETTER OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE POPULAR MOVEMENTS

Dear Friends, I often recall our previous meetings: two at the Vatican and one in Santa Cruz de la Sierra,…

11 March 2020 | General Audience

POPE FRANCIS GENERAL AUDIENCE

[…] At this time, I would like to address all the sick who have contracted the virus and the many…

8 March 2020 | Angelus

POPE FRANCIS ANGELUS

After the Angelus, the Holy Father continued: […] I greet the Associations and groups engaged in solidarity with the Syrian…

1 March 2020 | Angelus

POPE FRANCIS ANGELUS

After the Angelus, the Holy Father continued: […] I am a little saddened by the news that many displaced people…

23 February 2020 | Meeting, Visit

VISIT OF THE HOLY FATHER TO BARI FOR THE MEETING OF REFLECTION AND SPIRITUALITY, “MEDITERRANEAN: FRONTIER OF PEACE” MEETING WITH BISHOPS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS

Dear Brothers, I am pleased that we can meet you and I am grateful that each of you has accepted…

20 February 2020 | Address of His Holiness

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO PARTICIPANTS IN THE PLENARY ASSEMBLY OF THE CONGREGATION FOR CATHOLIC EDUCATION (FOR EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS)

[…] With regard to method, education is an inclusive movement. An inclusion that reaches out to all the excluded: those…

10 February 2020 | Address of His Holiness

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

[…] Since its foundation, the Knights of Columbus has demonstrated its unswerving devotion to the Successor of Peter. The establishment…

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