Catholics must counteract 'refusal to welcome' migrants, Vatican spokesperson says

Posted March 6, 2018 2:01 pm by Editor

Catholics must counteract 'refusal to welcome' migrants, Vatican spokesperson says

ROME –The Catholic Church and Catholic agencies that work with migrants and refugees around the world are called to educate, advocate and seek alternative host countries in the face of a growing “refusal to welcome” newcomers, as the Vatican secretary of state defined the situation.
Opening the plenary assemble of the International Catholic Migration Commission March 6 in Rome, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Pope Francis’ top collaborator, decried how “the most economically advanced” nations, especially those who “undeniably owe a great deal of their development to migrants,” are now trying to close their borders.At a time when migrants and refugees are fleeing

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