Meeting of the persons responsible of the Bishops’ Conferences in Europe for the pastoral care of migrants

Rome, 21-23 September 2017

On Friday, September 22, Pope Francis will receive in audience the persons in charge for the pastoral care of migrants of the Bishops’ Conferences.

In Rome, the national responsible of the Bishops' Conferences and the sub-secretaries for the "Migrants and Refugees" section of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development will respectively present their activities for this particular area of pastoral care and will discuss the future of collaboration between the Bishops' Conferences and the aforementioned Vatican Dicastery.

During the meeting, a Report on the work of bishops' conferences in Europe in the field of migration will be presented, curated by Prof. Gian Carlo Blangiardo (lecturer at the University of Milan Bicocca)

The meeting is organized by the "Migrations" section of the Commission CCEE Caritas in Veritate, led by Cardinal Josip Bozanić, in collaboration with the "Migrants and Refugees" section of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development of the Holy See.