‘Journeying Together – Challenges Facing the Migrant Today’ is the theme of a conference to be jointly hosted by the Bishops’ Councils for Immigrants and Emigrants on Wednesday 19 February 2014in Jury’s Inn Hotel, Custom House Quay in Dublin. The conference will provide a unique opportunity to explore both emigration and immigration in a global, European and Irish context. It will also offer a platform to discuss the effects of migration on the undocumented, families, prisoners and trafficking. The conference is being hosted at this time to mark the 10th anniversary of Erga Migrantes Caritas Christi.
Click here for the text of this year’s message from Pope Francis for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees and for a video reflection on this year’s message from Bishop Raymond Field, Chairman of the Bishops’ Council for Immigrants.