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.
— Pope Francis (@Pontifex) October 21, 2018
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