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Pope Francis Calls On Catholics To Show Their Support Of Migrants And Join “Global Solidarity Walk”

On Sunday, Pope Francis plugged the One-million-kilometer “Global Solidarity Walk”  for migrants and refugees, urging all Catholics to participate in the pro-immigration event.

The event, organized by international Catholic relief service Caritas Internationalis, involves walking “side by side with migrants and refugees” but has a clear political purpose as well. By walking together, we “send a strong message of unity to political leaders,” organizers declare.

Sunday the pope compared the pro-immigration walk to the journey two disciples took on the road to Emmaus after Christ’s resurrection, where they were joined by Jesus as they traveled.

“Join Caritas and walk 1 million kilometres together with migrants & refugees. We are all on the Road to Emmaus being called to see the face of Christ.

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