Pope: Integral Part of Church’s Mission Entails Liberating Poor, Oppressed & Persecuted

Posted March 8, 2018 8:21 am by Deborah Castellano Lubov

Pope: Integral Part of Church’s Mission Entails Liberating Poor, Oppressed & Persecuted

Today as in the past, liberating the poor, the oppressed and the persecuted is an integral part of the mission entrusted by God to the Church.
Pope Francis stressed this today when addressing in the Vatican members of the International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC), on the occasion of their Plenary Council, taking place in Rome from March 6-8. 2018.

The Pontiff thanked them for their commitment, which he noted has deepened, in response to the inhumane living conditions experienced by millions of our migrant and refugee brothers and sisters in various parts of the world. “Just as He did at the time of

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