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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),
  2. or READ the complete Collection online.
  

READ the Pope’s Foreword to the Collection

  

READ the Introduction to the Collection

13 October 2021 | Message

VIDEO MESSAGE OF THE HOLY FATHER ON THE OCCASION OF THE 57th INTERVIEW OF THE IDEA FOUNDATION ON THE THEME "LOGREMOS UNA SUSTAINABLE ARGENTINA" (LET US BUILD A SUSTAINABLE ARGENTINA )

Desidero plaudire allo spazio di dialogo che si sono proposti la Fondazione Idea e l’Unione dei lavoratori dell’economia popolare. Desidero…

9 October 2021 | Address of His Holiness

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE PARTICIPANTS IN THE PRE-COP26 PARLIAMENTARY MEETING

Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, I offer you a cordial welcome and I thank Mrs Casellati and Mr Fico for their…

7 October 2021 | Address of His Holiness

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS AT THE MEETING OF RELIGIONS FOR PEACE "PEOPLES AS BROTHERS AND SISTERS, FUTURE EARTH. RELIGIONS AND CULTURES IN DIALOGUE"

Dear brothers and sisters! I greet all of you – heads of Churches, political authorities and representatives of the great…

5 October 2021 | Address of His Holiness

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE PARTICIPANTS IN THE MEETING “RELIGIONS AND EDUCATION: TOWARDS A GLOBAL COMPACT ON EDUCATION”

[…] If we desire a more fraternal world, we need to educate young people “to acknowledge, appreciate and love each…

26 September 2021 | Angelus

POPE FRANCIS ANGELUS

After the Angelus: Dear brothers and sisters, today we are celebrating World Day of Migrants and Refugees, which this year…

19 September 2021 | Angelus

POPE FRANCIS ANGELUS

After the Angelus: […] I want to assure my prayer for the people who have been unjustly detained in foreign…

5 September 2021 | Angelus

POPE FRANCIS ANGELUS

After the Angelus: […] In these troubled times that see Afghans seeking refuge, I pray for the most vulnerable among…

29 August 2021 | Angelus

POPE FRANCIS ANGELUS

After the Angelus: Dear brothers and sisters, with great concern I am following the situation in Afghanistan, and I take…

27 August 2021 | Address of His Holiness

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE PARTICIPANTS IN THE MEETING PROMOTED BY THE INTERNATIONAL CATHOLIC LEGISLATORS NETWORK

Honourable Ladies and Gentlemen, I am pleased once more to meet with you, lawmakers and political and civic leaders from…

15 August 2021 | Angelus

ANGELUS

After the Angelus: Dear brothers and sisters, I join in the unanimous concern for the situation in Afghanistan. I ask…

4 August 2021 | General Audience

GENERAL AUDIENCE

Appeal for Lebanon one year after the port explosion in Beirut In these days, I think especially of the beloved…

15 July 2021 | Message

MESSAGE OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS TO PARTICIPANTS IN THE GENERAL CHAPTER OF THE ORDER OF FRIARS MINOR

Dear brothers! […] For many months, due to the pandemic, we find ourselves living in situations of emergency, isolation and…

11 July 2021 | Angelus

ANGELUS

After the Angelus: Dear brothers and sisters, in recent days my prayer has often been aimed at Haiti, following the…

9 July 2021 | Message

JOINT MESSAGE FOR THE 10th ANNIVERSARY OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF SOUTH SUDAN

Their Excellencies The Political Leaders of South Sudan Your Excellencies, On this day marking ten years since South Sudan’s Independence,…

2 July 2021 | Message

VIDEO MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO MARK THE INTERNATIONAL MEETING “SCIENCE FOR PEACE”

I wish to express my gratitude to the organisers of the meeting “Science for Peace” on the occasion of the…

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