Pope urges respect for the life and dignity of migrants, refugees

Posted August 21, 2017 3:30 pm by Editor

Pope urges respect for the life and dignity of migrants, refugees

VATICAN CITY – With millions of people fleeing violence, persecution and poverty around the globe, individual nations must expand options that make it possible for migrants and refugees to cross their borders safely and legally, Pope Francis said.

“The principle of the centrality of the human person, firmly stated by my beloved predecessor, Benedict XVI, obliges us to always prioritize personal safety over national security,” Pope Francis wrote in his message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2018.
The Vatican will mark the day Jan. 14, while in the United States, the bishops’ conference sets aside an entire week —

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