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WORLD DAY OF MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES: ‘Forced To Flee Like Jesus’

For the next World Day of Migrants and Refugees, Pope Francis wants Catholics to focus on the pastoral care of people displaced within the borders of their own country and the church’s mission to serve them.

The Vatican celebration of the World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2020 will be celebrated on September 27, the Vatican said, and the pope’s choice for a theme is: “Forced like Jesus Christ to flee.”

Special attention will be given to “the pastoral care of internally displaced persons (IDPs), who currently number over 41 million worldwide,” the Vatican said.  


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