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Pope: In the Eucharist Jesus helps us, pilgrims in history
During the Angelus, Pope Francis mentioned World Refugee Day, on 20 June, whose theme is "‘With Refugees. Now more than ever we need to stand with Refugees.’ “[M]eeting refugees in person dissipates distorted fears and ideologies, and becomes a factor of growth in humanity”. The pontiff will go on pilgrimage to Bozzolo (Mantova) and Barbiana (Florence) to honour the memory of Don Primo Mazzolari and Don Lorenzo Milani, whose testimony "the world still needs today". Tonight, the pontiff will lead the Corpus Domini Mass in St John in Lateran, and the Eucharistic procession to Saint Mary Major.
19/06/2008 WORLD REFUGEE DAY
Burmese in Thailand, refugees of the "longest civil war in the world"
On the eve of World Refugee Day, on June 20, an account of the "forgotten" stories from the refugee camps in Mae La, on the Thai border. Here thousands of Burmese have fled from the ferocious war between the government and ethnic minorities.
20/06/2008 WORLD REFUGEE DAY
A “silent tsunami” hitting weakest refugees
On World Refugee Day the Jesuit Refugees Service warns against the effects of the food crisis on already vulnerable population groups.
Pope renews act consecration to Our Lady of Fatima
The three "realities" seen "by looking to Mary ." "God surprises us, God asks us to be faithful, God is our strength." "Do I really let God into my life ? How do I respond to him ?" , “Am I a Christian by fits and starts, or am I a Christian full-time," in front of a "culture of provisional, of the relative" and, finally , do I know how to give " thanks , praise for what the Lord does" because" everything is His gift , He is our strength . "
Church calls on families to be missionaries in secularised society, says Pope
" Dear families, be courageous! Do not give in to that secularized mentality which proposes living together as a preparation, or even a substitute for marriage! Show by the witness of your lives that it is possible, like Christ, to love without reserve, and do not be afraid to make a commitment to another person!! Dear families, rejoice in fatherhood and motherhood! Openness to life is a sign of openness to the future, confidence in the future, just as respect for the natural moral law frees people, rather than demeaning them!. "
20/06/2006 ASIA WORLD REFUGEE DAY
Asian refugees between despair and glimmers of hope
On World Refugees Day, the director of the Jesuit Refugee Service remembers "with a glimmer of hope" the forgotten plight of Bhutanese refugees. By contrast, the fate of Burmese refugees in Thailand is going from bad to worse.
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