Posts Tagged ‘Refugees’

Pope Francis: Divisions among Christians prevent us from being fully the sign of God's love

(CNA) Welcoming other Christians and showing hospitality to strangers, especially migrants, is an opportunity for unity and for sharing Christ’s love, Pope Francis said at the general audience Wednesday.
Publish date: 2020 - 1 - 22

Fr. Franco Mella: A Companion of the Marginalized

Fr. Franco Mella, an Italian priest, has been journeying with the most marginalized and vulnerable in Hong Kong. What sustains him in his relentless fight for the persecuted?
Publish date: 2018 - 12 - 15

A Long Journey towards Hope

Due to different reasons, some people are forced to leave their home countries and seek asylum from another country. Fountain of Grace takes a look at the lives of asylum seekers in Hong Kong, as well as how members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul help bring home to them.
Publish date: 2017 - 9 - 16

Pope Francis: The solution to crisis caused by migration is solidarity, not closure

(CNA/EWTN News) When we perform the corporal works of mercy – specifically welcoming the stranger in the form migrants and refugees – we are welcoming Christ in them, and helping to restore their full dignity as humans, Pope Francis said Wednesday.
Publish date: 2016 - 10 - 27

Pope Francis: We must not give in to despair, but continue to be confident that good overcomes evil

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis renewed his appeal on behalf of the tens of thousands struggling to enter other countries as they flee war and violence, asking global leaders to “open their hearts” and doors to migrants and refugees. “How many of our brothers are currently living a real and dramatic situation of exile, far away from their homeland, with their eyes still full of the rubble of their homes, and in their heart the fear, and often, unfortunately, the pain of having lost loved ones,” the Pope said March 16.
Publish date: 2016 - 3 - 17