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Pope Francis arrives in Bulgaria May 5, 2019.

To invest in the future, invest in young people, Pope Francis says in Bulgaria

May 5, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

On the first day of a trip to Bulgaria, Pope Francis encouraged authorities to strengthen and grow their country by... Read more

Central American migrants in Mexico.

Francis: Migrant crises require focus on reality, dialogue, commitment

Jun 12, 2017

Pope Francis sent a letter last week to the Latin American Parliament as they discuss migration in the region, encouraging... Read more

Gate from U.S. to Mexico.

Mexican archbishop: We need to ask emigrants for forgiveness

Jan 31, 2017

The head of an archdiocese in the western Mexican state of Michoacan has said the country needs to seek forgiveness... Read more

Haitian emigrants at a Salesian shelter in Tijuana, October 2016. Photo courtesy of Agenzia Info Salesiana.

Tijuana shelters overwhelmed by Haitian migrants

Jan 12, 2017

The shelters in Tijuana that care for the migrant population are now in a state of emergency, severely overcrowded due... Read more

Jordanian troops and UNHCR officials help bring Syrian refugees to Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp.

Remember that refugees are fleeing for their lives, bishop urges

Jan 5, 2016

By Matt Hadro

As the number of displaced persons is at its highest worldwide, Catholics must remember that “extremely vulnerable” refugees often flee... Read more

These African emigrants at Lampedusa, Italy, are among those with "an aspiration to hope".

What fuels migration? For Pope Francis, a strong 'aspiration to hope'

Nov 21, 2014

Pope Francis said on Friday that the desire to migrate from one’s homeland is inspired by the search for hope,... Read more