Pope’s message for the 2018 World Day of Migrants and Refugees
The 2018 World Day of Migrants and Refugees will be held next 14th January22/08/2017
- Welcoming, protecting, promoting and integrating migrants and refugees
Dear brothers and sisters!
“You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God” (Leviticus 19:34).
Throughout the first years of my pontificate, I have repeatedly expressed my particular concern for the lamentable situation of many migrants and refugees fleeing from war, persecution, natural disasters and poverty…