October 16, 2020

International Dialogue on Migration of the International Organization for Migration Panel 5 – “Social cohesion and community resilience: countering discrimination and xenophobia against migrants”

In his most recent Encyclical Letter, which was released this month, on the 3rd of October, entitled “Fratelli Tutti” (in English, “All brothers”) Pope Francis decries that “migrants are not seen as entitled like others to participate in the life of society, and it is forgotten that they possess the same intrinsic dignity as any person;” the Pope suggests, instead, that migrants can be a gift and invites us to change the way we perceive migration, acknowledging that “migrants bring an opportunity for enrichment and the integral human development of all” .

Downloade statment

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