Migration issue transcends narrow view of security, self-interest, Pope says

Posted May 17, 2018 3:28 pm by Editor

Migration issue transcends narrow view of security, self-interest, Pope says

VATICAN – Diplomats have a duty to uphold human rights for all people, especially those fleeing their countries due to war, poverty and environmental challenges, Pope Francis told new ambassadors to the Vatican.
The issue of migration “has an intrinsically ethical dimension that transcends national borders and narrow conceptions of security and self-interest,” the Pope said May 17.”None of us can ignore our moral responsibility to challenge the ‘globalization of indifference’ that all too often looks the other way in the face of tragic situations of injustice calling for an immediate humanitarian response,” he said.The Pope’s comments came in a speech

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