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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,

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  2. or READ the complete Collection online.
  

READ the Pope’s Foreword to the Collection

  

READ the Introduction to the Collection

2 April 2022 | Address of His Holiness, Apostolic Journey, Meeting

APOSTOLIC JOURNEY OF HIS HOLINESS FRANCIS TO MALTA (2-3 APRIL 2022) MEETING WITH THE AUTHORITIES, CIVIL SOCIETY AND THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

Mr President of the Republic, Members of Government and the Diplomatic Corps, Distinguished Religious and Civil Authorities, Representatives of Social…

1 April 2022 | Meeting

MEETING WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN CANADA ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

Yet that tree, rich in fruit, has experienced a tragedy that you described to me in these past days: the…

30 March 2022 | General Audience

POPE FRANCIS GENERAL AUDIENCE

APPEAL Dear brothers and sisters, next Saturday and Sunday I will go to Malta. In that luminous land I shall…

27 March 2022 | Angelus

POPE FRANCIS ANGELUS

After the Angelus: Dear brothers and sisters, more than a month has gone by since the beginning of the invasion…

26 March 2022 | Address of His Holiness

ADDRESS OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS TO THE ITALIAN FEDERATION TRANSMISSIONS

[…] I have heard that you are committing yourselves also to the service of the many brothers and sisters who…

23 March 2022 | General Audience

POPE FRANCIS GENERAL AUDIENCE

APPELLO [...] I would like to take a minute to remember the victims of the war. The news of displaced...

21 March 2022 | Message

MESSAGE SENT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLY FATHER BY CARDINAL SECRETARY OF STATE PIETRO PAROLIN FOR THE NINTH WATER FORUM

On behalf of Pope Francis, I would like to express my warmest greetings to all the participants gathered for the…

20 March 2022 | Angelus

POPE FRANCIS ANGELUS

After the Angelus: Dear brothers and sisters, unfortunately, the violent aggression against Ukraine has not stopped, a senseless massacre where…

13 March 2022 | Angelus

POPE FRANCIS ANGELUS

After the Angelus: […] I would like once again to urge the welcoming of the many refugees, in whom Christ…

6 March 2022 | Angelus

POPE FRANCIS ANGELUS

After the Angelus: Dear brothers and sisters, Rivers of blood and tears are flowing in Ukraine. It is not merely…

2 March 2022 | Homily

HOLY MASS, BLESSING AND IMPOSITION OF THE ASHES HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

[…] Prayer, charity and fasting need to grow “in secret”, but that is not true of their effects. Prayer, charity…

27 February 2022 | Angelus

POPE FRANCIS ANGELUS

After the Angelus: Dear brothers and sisters, in recent days we have been shaken by something tragic: war. Several times…

11 February 2022 | Message

VIDEO MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS ON THE OCCASION OF THE 30th WORLD DAY OF THE SICK

[…] This time of the pandemic is teaching us to view illness as a global and not a merely individual…

6 February 2022 | Angelus

POPE FRANCIS ANGELUS

After the Angelus: […] And next Tuesday, liturgical memorial of Saint Josephine Bakhita, we will observe World Day of Prayer…

4 February 2022 | Greeting

GREETING OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO A GROUP OF THE "HOUSE OF THE SPIRIT AND THE ARTS" FOUNDATION

Dear brothers and sisters, good morning and welcome! Thank you for this visit. I thank my friend Arnoldo Mosca Mondadori…

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