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Bishop Patrick Lynch on the World Day for Migrants and Refugees

16/01/2014 6:53 pm

Bishop Patrick Lynch prays at Mass

In today's first Catholic News podcast of 2014, our studio guest is Bishop Patrick Lynch - the Bishop with special responsibility for the care of migrants and refugees.

Bishop Pat's here to talk about the World Day for Migrants and Refugees which coincides with the Feast of Santo Niño and is celebrated in our parishes on Sunday, 19 January.

He talks about:

  • the plight of Syrian refugees displaced by the bloody conflict in their country
  • the enormous contribution made by migrants to our society and culture
  • countering the negative stereotypes attached to migrants and refugees

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You can listen to an the podcast and also an AudioBoo soundbite on the plight of Syrian refugees by using the player and clip embedded to the right of this page.

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Homily

You can download Bishop Lynch's homily for the World Day for Migrants and Refugees by using the link to the right of this page.

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Migrants and Refugees

Bishop Patrick Lynch, Chair of the Bishops' Conference Office for Migration Policy (OMP), talks about the World Day of Prayer for Migrants and Refugees 2014.   bp-lynch-day-migrants-2014.mp3 5.69 MB
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Homily: Migrants and Refugees 2014

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Bishop Patrick Lynch's homily for the World Day of Prayer for Migrants and Refugees. Bishop Lynch is the Chair of the Bishops' Conference Office for Migration Policy (OMP).