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2016 World Day of Migrants and Refugees

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The 102nd World Day of Migrants and Refugees will be celebrated January 17, 2016. The theme of Pope Francis' Message is "Migrants and refugees challenge us: The response of the Gospel of mercy". In his Message, the Holy Father says that "migrants are our brothers and sisters in search of a better life, far away from poverty, hunger, exploitation and the unjust distribution of the planet's resources which are meant to be equitably shared by all. Don't we all want a better, more decent and prosperous life to share with our loved ones?"

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Last Updated on Thursday, October 01 2015  
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On January 13th 2010, Most Reverend Vincent Nguyen became Canada’s first Catholic Bishop of East Asian descent. He is the great-grandson of a Vietnamese Martyr.