A commitment is needed from civil institutions, education, welfare and church organizations, to ensure a peaceful future for refugees, migrants

Pope Francis said peace is “the right of all,” and migrants and refugees “are willing ‎to risk their lives on a journey that in most cases is long and dangerous, to face hardships and suffering.” He urged that during the new year, all work with “‎generosity to create a more supportive and welcoming ‎world.”(Vatican Media)

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VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis described migrants and refugees as the world’s “weakest and most needy” on Monday, using his traditional New Year’s address to “give voice” to people he has urged leaders to do more to help.

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