World Day of Migrants and Refugees

| January 13th, 2018

Sunday 14 January 2018, is the 104th World Day of Migrants and Refugees.

“Welcoming, protecting, promoting and
integrating migrants and refugees”

In his message to mark the day, Pope Francis stresses the need to create a welcoming environment for migrants and refugees stating that:

“Every stranger who knocks at our door is an opportunity for an encounter with Jesus Christ, who identifies with the welcomed and rejected strangers of every age.”

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