Bangalore Diocese welcomes African migrants

Posted July 19, 2016 10:13 am by Editor

Bangalore Diocese welcomes African migrants

The Archdiocese of Bangalore in Karnataka welcomed migrants from Africa with open arms at the St. Josephs Boys School, where the Archdiocesan Commission for Migrants organised an event just for them on July 17. 

Mgr Bernard Moras, archbishop of Bangalore, told AsiaNews that “the Jubilee of Mercy provided the impetus for the meeting. It is important to take care of the pastoral needs of migrants and dedicate ourselves to their well-being.” 

Some 200 students from Africa attended a Eucharistic celebration and cultural programs that followed. The southern state of Karnataka has become a point of destination for many of Africa’s poor and

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