December 13, 2023

Message of His Holiness Pope Francis to the Participants of the II Global Refugee Forum, delivered by His Eminence Pietro Cardinal Parolin, Secretary of State of His Holiness Pope Francis

Recognizing the progress achieved and the work still to be done, we stand at a crucial moment, that is to choose “either the culture of humanity and fraternity, or the culture of indifference”. The decision is vital, as “history is challenging us to make a leap of conscience in order to prevent the shipwreck of civilization.”

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