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Harnessing the human potential of uprooted people benefits both individuals and communities, says ICMC General Secretary Msgr. Robert J. Vitillo in this Vatican News interview for the UN International Migrants Day. He shares how ICMC programs support migrants as contributors and agents of change.
In this interview in Italian with the Vatican City newspaper, ICMC Secretary General Msgr. Robert J. Vitillo reflects on current migration contexts, challenges to protecting uprooted people, and efforts by ICMC to promote the implementation of the Global Compacts on migration and for refugees.
On the World Day of Migrants and Refugees, the ICMC Secretary General welcomed Pope Francis’s call for Catholics to walk together with uprooted people. It is important to highlight the Christian responsibility to welcome the stranger, Msgr. Robert J. Vitillo said in an interview with Vatican News.
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Our Members in the News
A new Department of Migrant Workers created by the Filipino government will serve to protect the rights of overseas workers, Bishop Ruperto C. Santos of the Episcopal migrant commission told Radio Veritas. He called the initiative a “very necessary and timely Christmas gift” for migrant workers.
The Church in Africa needs to side with people who suffer, such as refugees and the internally displaced, said H.E. Philippe Cardinal Ouedraogo, Archbishop of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), in a New Year message in his role as president of SECAM, the grouping of Episcopal Conferences on the continent.