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Press Conference for the Presentation of the Caritas Internationalis Campaign “Share the Journey”, 27.09.2017

At 12.30 today, in the Holy See Press Office, a press conference was held to present the international campaign of Caritas Internationalis, “Share the Journey”, which has the aim of promoting the culture of encounter through the sharing of the journey of migrants and refugees.

The Campaign was officially launched this morning by the Holy Father during the General Audience in Saint Peter’s Square.

The speakers at the conference were: His Eminence Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, archbishop of Manila and president of Caritas Internationalis; Bekele Moges, director of Caritas Ethiopia; and Sister Norma Pimentel, director of Catholic Charities of Rio Grande Valley, United States of America, at the border with Mexico.

Dr. Oliviero Forti, head of the Immigration Office of Caritas Italiana was also present, as were migrants and refugees received through Caritas projects.