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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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10 February 2017 | Message

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS ON THE OCCASION OF THE WORLD MEETINGS OF POPULAR MOVEMENTS IN MODESTO (CALIFORNIA)

Dear Brothers and Sisters, First of all, I would like to congratulate you for your effort in replicating on a…

9 February 2017 | Address of His Holiness, Speeches

POPE FRANCIS’ ADDRESS To the Community of "La Civiltà Cattolica"

[…] The crisis is global and therefore it is necessary to turn our attention to the dominant cultural convictions and…

8 February 2017 | General Audience

POPE FRANCIS: GENERAL AUDIENCE

Special greetings: […] I return to today’s celebration, the Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking, which is celebrated…

23 January 2017 | Address of His Holiness, Speeches

Pope Francis’ Address To Members of the Anti-Mafia and Anti-Terrorism Directorate

[…] Society has great confidence in your professionalism and experience as investigating magistrates, committed to fighting and eradicating organized crime….

15 January 2017 | Angelus

POPE FRANCIS: ANGELUS

After the Angelus:   Dear brothers and sisters, today we celebrate the World Day of Migrants and Refugees, dedicated to…

14 January 2017 | Address of His Holiness, Speeches

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE ROUND TABLE OF THE GLOBAL FOUNDATION

[…] Before all else, I would restate my conviction that a world economic system that discards men, women and children…

9 January 2017 | Address of His Holiness, Speeches

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS ACCREDITED TO THE HOLY SEE FOR THE TRADITIONAL EXCHANGE OF NEW YEAR GREETINGS

[…]Millions of people still live in the midst of senseless conflicts. Even in places once considered secure, a general sense…

6 January 2017 | Angelus

SOLEMNITY OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD: POPE FRANCIS: ANGELUS

After the Angelus: […] The Magi offer their gifts to Jesus, but in reality, Jesus himself is the true gift…

1 January 2017 | Homily

PAPAL MASS: HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

[…] Mothers are the strongest antidote to our individualistic and egoistic tendencies, to our lack of openness and our indifference….

31 December 2016 | Homily

HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

[…] We have created a culture that idolizes youth and seeks to make it eternal. Yet at the same time,…

28 December 2016 | Letter

LETTER OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO BISHOPS ON THE FEAST OF THE HOLY INNOCENTS

[…] The same thing is asked of us pastors today: to be men attentive, and not deaf, to the voice…

25 December 2016 | Message

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS: CHRISTMAS 2016

[…] Peace to all who have been injured or have suffered the loss of a loved one due to the…

24 December 2016 | Homily

SOLEMNITY OF THE NATIVITY OF THE LORD: PAPAL MASS: HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

[…] Let us allow the Child in the manger to challenge us, but let us also be challenged by all…

22 December 2016 | Address of His Holiness, Speeches

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

[…] – With the Motu Proprio of 17 August 2016 (Humanam progressionem), the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development was…

9 December 2016 | Address of His Holiness, Speeches

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE DONORS OF THE CRIB AND THE CHRISTMAS TREE IN ST. PETER'S SQUARE

[…] The Nativity scene in Saint Peter’s Square, created by artist Manwel Grech of Gozo, portrays the Maltese countryside, and…

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