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What Does Saint Thomas Say About Immigration?

In looking at the debate over immigration, it is almost automatically assumed that the Church’s position is one of unconditional charity toward those who enter the nation, legally or illegally.

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Pope Francis: ‘It’s not just about migrants, but about all of us’

In his message for the 2019 World Day of Migrants and Refugees, Pope Francis says fear and a throw-away culture lead to the rejection and exclusion of people seeking a better life.

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Pastoral Orientations On Human Trafficking

Pope Francis attaches enormous importance to the plight of the millions of men, women and children who are trafficked and enslaved. They are among the most dehumanized and discarded of people in the modern world and all over the world. … Continue reading

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Spring Meeting 2019: “MIGRATION IN ASIA”

The theme of our spring meeting, April 2, 2019, was “Migrants, Refugees and People on the Move”.

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“Immigration” vs “Migration” – confusion?

Many news articles use the words refugees, migrants and asylum seekers when reporting on the movement of people. Japan Times headline this morning – “Japan to limit work permits for asylum seekers from 2018” – talks about asylum seekers who … Continue reading

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