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Share hope with those seeking better lives, pope says

September 30, 2017

Pope Francis meets immigrants and representatives of Caritas Internationalis during his general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican Sept. 27. Caritas Internationalis was kicking off its “Share the Journey” campaign in support of immigrants.

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Share hope with those seeking better lives, pope says.

By Junno Arocho Esteves
Catholic News Service

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The same hope that moves people to seek a better life for themselves and their loved ones also moves the hearts of men and women to welcome migrants and refugees with open arms, Pope Francis said.

“Those who come to our land and we who go toward their heart to understand them, to understand their culture and language” embark on a shared journey that “without hope cannot be done,” the pope said Sept. 27 at his weekly general audience. Read more...

Diocesan Office for Social Ministry shares Pope Francis' message on migrants and refugees

Resources for your parish or school to embrace the 'Share the Journey' campaign available at https://www.sharejourney.org/.