Pope Francis: Let Catholic social teaching guide migration policy

Posted March 8, 2018 1:53 pm by Editor

Pope Francis: Let Catholic social teaching guide migration policy

Vatican City, Mar 8, 2018 / 09:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Church is responsible for encouraging civil leaders to respond to migration on the basis of Catholic social teaching, the Pope told the International Catholic Migration Commission Thursday.

“Together we must encourage countries to coordinate more suitable and effective responses to the challenges posed by issues of migration; and we can do this on the basis of the essential principles of the Church’s social teaching,” Pope Francis said March 8 in the Vatican’s Clementine Hall to the members of the comission’s plenary council.

“I ask the Holy Spirit to continue to enlighten

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