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Guidelines to Helping Immigrants

As we embark on a New Year, January 1st marked the annual World Day of Peace. This year, on the 51st anniversary, in his World Day of Peace message, the Holy Father, chose the theme “Migrants and Refugees: Men and Women in Search of Peace.” The Pontiff urges to turn a “contemplative gaze” toward our migrant and refugee brothers and sisters and to respond to their plight with four “mileposts for action.” The four mileposts include: welcoming, promoting, protecting, and integrating these men and women into our communities. In his weekly column, Put Out Into the Deep, the Most Rev. Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn offers insight on helping immigrants.

Read the full column in The Tablet: Guidelines to Helping Immigrants
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