4.16
Pope Tells Migrants ‘Do Not Lose Hope,’ Brings 12 to Rome

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Pope Francis refugees in Lesbos

“Though many of their graves bear no name, to God each one is known, loved, and cherished.”

Pope Francis and the Patriarch of the Eastern Orthodox Church met with refugees today in Greece. Twelve will return to Rome with the Pope via the community of Sant’Egidio. More from Crux: Pope Brings 12 Refugees to RomePope Visits Greece to Put Face on Crisis. And from The New York Times. Watch the videos after the jump:

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3.25
Pope Francis Washes the Feet of Christian, Muslim, Hindu Migrants

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Pope Francis washing feet of migrants

“Children of the same God.”

On Holy Thursday Pope Francis washed the feet of twelve refugees: Christian, Muslim, and Hindu. More from the AP here: Pope Francis Washes the Feet of Christian, Muslim, Hindu Migrants

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2.18
TCC Radio: Pope Francis Wraps Up Trip To Mexico in Juarez

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Pope embraced by prisoner
The Pope’s last stop in Mexico was the city of Juarez where he met with prisoners and said Mass at the border, speaking about the plight of migrants. John Allen writes: Pope Winds Up Trip in Mexico, The Big Picture. And: The Pope At the Border, A Prayer for Migrants. Also: Pope Tells Inmates: No One is Beyond God’s Mercy. See photos and highlights from Pope Francis’ time in Mexico and listen to the story from NPR after the jump:

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12.16
In Peace Day Message Pope Addresses Death Penalty, Debt, Migrants

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Pope Francis dove

In his World Day of Peace message Pope Francis spoke about migrants, debt relief for developing countries, ending the death penalty, preventing war, and the right to life. Read it from Catholic News Service here: In Peace Day Message Pope Addresses Death Penalty, Debt, Migrants

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