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DECREE  AD GENTES ON THE MISSION ACTIVITY OF THE CHURCH
http://www.vatican.va/archive/hist_councils/ii_vatican_council/documents/vat-ii_decree_19651207_ad-gentes_en.html

EVANGELII NUNTIANDI APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION  OF HIS HOLINESS  POPE PAUL VI http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/paul_vi/apost_exhortations/documents/hf_p-vi_exh_19751208_evangelii-nuntiandi_en.html

COMPENDIUM OF THE SOCIAL DOCTRINE OF THE CHURCH TO HIS HOLINESS POPE JOHN PAUL II MASTER OF SOCIAL DOCTRINE AND
EVANGELICAL WITNESS TO JUSTICE AND PEACE
http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/pontifical_councils/justpeace/documents/rc_pc_justpeace_doc_20060526_compendio-dott-soc_en.html 

Sollicitudo rei socialis To the Bishops, Priests Religious Families, sons and daughters of the Church and all people of good will
for the twentieth anniversary of “Populorum Progressio”
http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_paul_ii/encyclicals/documents/hf_jp-ii_enc_30121987_sollicitudo-rei-socialis_en.html

IOANNES PAULUS PP. II REDEMPTORIS MISSIO
On the permanent validity of the Church’s missionary mandate
http://www.vatican.va/edocs/ENG0219/_INDEX.HTM

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI TO CARDINAL IVAN DIAS
PREFECT OF THE CONGREGATION FOR  THE EVANGELIZATION OF PEOPLES
http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/messages/pont-messages/2009/documents/hf_ben-xvi_mes_20091113_ivan-dias_en.html

UBICUMQUE ET SEMPER OF THE SUPREME PONTIFF BENEDICT XVI ESTABLISHING THE PONTIFICAL COUNCIL  FOR PROMOTING THE NEW EVANGELIZATION
http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/apost_letters/documents/hf_ben-xvi_apl_20100921_ubicumque-et-semper_en.html

DOCTRINAL NOTE  ON SOME ASPECTS OF EVANGELIZATION
http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/congregations/cfaith/documents/rc_con_cfaith_doc_20071203_nota-evangelizzazione_en.html

Congregation for the evangelization of peoples plenary assembly FINAL MESSAGE Rome, 16-18 November 2009
http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/congregations/cevang/documents/rc_con_cevang_doc_20091118_assemblea-plenaria_en.html

ENCYCLICAL LETTER CARITAS IN VERITATE OF THE SUPREME PONTIFF BENEDICT XVI http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/encyclicals/documents/hf_ben-xvi_enc_20090629_caritas-in-veritate_en.html

People on the Move

N° 101, August 2006 MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI FOR THE 96th WORLD DAY OF MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES (2010)http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/messages/migration/documents/hf_ben-xvi_mes_20091016_world-migrants-day_en.html

ENCYCLICAL LETTER DEUS CARITAS EST OF THE SUPREME PONTIFF BENEDICT XVI
http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/encyclicals/documents/hf_ben-xvi_enc_20051225_deus-caritas-est_en.html

POST-SYNODAL APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION VERBUM DOMINI
http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/apost_exhortations/documents/hf_ben-xvi_exh_20100930_verbum-domini_en.html

POST-SYNODAL APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION SACRAMENTUM CARITATIS OF THE HOLY FATHER BENEDICT XVI
http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/apost_exhortations/documents/hf_ben-xvi_exh_20070222_sacramentum-caritatis_en.html

LETTER OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI  TO CARD. STANISŁAW RYŁKO  ON THE OCCASION OF THE CONGRESS
OF ASIAN CATHOLIC LAITY 
[31 AUGUST - 5 SEPTEMBER 2010]
http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/letters/2010/documents/hf_ben-xvi_let_20100810_rylko-congress-asia_en.html

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI FOR THE WORLD MISSION SUNDAY 2010 http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/messages/missions/documents/hf_ben-xvi_mes_20100206_world-mission-day-2010_en.html

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI  TO MR JACQUES DIOUF, DIRECTOR GENERAL OF FAO  ON THE OCCASION OF WORLD FOOD DAY 2010
http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/messages/food/documents/hf_ben-xvi_mes_20101015_world-food-day-2010_en.html

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE BENEDICT XVI FOR THE CELEBRATION OF THE WORLD DAY OF PEACE
http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/messages/peace/documents/hf_ben-xvi_mes_20091208_xliii-world-day-peace_en.html

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE BENEDICT XVI FOR THE CELEBRATION OF THE WORLD DAY OF PEACE 1 JANUARY 2009
http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/messages/peace/documents/hf_ben-xvi_mes_20081208_xlii-world-day-peace_en.html

INTERVENTION BY THE DELEGATION OF THE HOLY SEE AT THE 11th ECONOMIC FORUM ON “TRAFFICKING IN HUMAN BEINGS, DRUGS,
SMALL ARMS AND LIGHT WEAPONS”
http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/secretariat_state/2003/documents/rc_seg-st_20030520_osce-praga_en.html

STATEMENT OF THE HOLY SEE DELEGATION  TO 64th SESSION OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY  AT HIGH-LEVEL MEETING
ON TRANSNATIONAL ORGANIZED CRIME (21 JUNE 2010)

ADDRESS BY H.E. MSGR. CELESTINO MIGLIORE New York Monday, 21 June 2010
http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/secretariat_state/2010/documents/rc_seg-st_20100621_transnational-crime_en.html

MESSAGE OF THE HOLY FATHER JOHN PAUL II
TO THE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON “DRUG ABUSE AND ILLICIT TRAFFICKING”
http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_paul_ii/messages/pont_messages/1987/documents/hf_jp-ii_mes_19870604_conferenza-vienna_en.html

INTERVENTION BY THE HOLY SEE DELEGATION  TO THE UNITED NATIONS  ON THE OCCASION OF THE 55th SESSION  OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY  ON ITEM 33 “CULTURE OF PEACE”
http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/secretariat_state/documents/rc_seg-st_doc_20001102_un-culture-peace_en.html

MESSAGE OF JOHN PAUL II ON THE OCCASION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION
ON “NATURAL REGULATION OF FERTILITY AND CULTURE OF LIFE”
http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_paul_ii/speeches/2004/january/documents/hf_jp-ii_spe_20040130_conv-fertility_en.html

ADDRESS OF ARCHBISHOP AGOSTINO MARCHETTO  TO THE CONVENTION ORGANIZED BY  THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF THE SACRED HEART  ON THE THEME  “NEW FRONTIERS FOR BIOETHICS:  THE BIOTECHNOLOGIES”18 November 2000
http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/secretariat_state/documents/rc_seg-st_doc_20001118_marchetto-univ-sacred-heart_en.html

INTERVENTION BY THE HOLY SEE DELEGATION  TO THE UNITED NATIONS
ON THE OCCASION OF THE 55th SESSION
OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
ON THE ISSUE RELATING TO REFUGEES, RETURNEES,
DISPLACED PERSONS AND HUMANITARIAN QUESTIONS 

Monday, 6 November 2000

http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/secretariat_state/documents/rc_seg-st_doc_20001106_un-refugees_en.html

CONGREGATION FOR THE EVANGELISATION OF PEOPLES

ADDRESS OF CARDINAL CRESCENZIO SEPE
DURING THE SUDAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS’ CONFERENCE

Khartoum
Saturday, 18 February 2006

http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/congregations/cevang/documents/rc_con_cevang_doc_20060218_sepe-sudan_en.html

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 NETWORK, a Catholic leader in the global movement for justice and peace—educates, organizes and lobbies for economic and social transformation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Franciscan Action Network members and advocates are invited to join with the efforts of the USCCB’s Justice for Immigrants Coalition and other supporters of immigrants to let our Members of Congress know that we support just, humane, fair, and comprehensive immigration reform.

 

 

 

 

 

 

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
http://www.unhcr.org/cgi-bin/texis/vt…
 

U.S. Resettlement Information
Migration Information Source (from the Migration Policy Institute)
http://www.migrationinformation.org/U…
  

Office of Refugee Resettlement
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr/r…

http://www.justiceforimmigrants.org/

The Campaign to Reform Immigration for America is a united national effort that brings together individuals and grassroots organizations with the mission to build support for workable comprehensive immigration reform. The Campaign to Reform Immigration for America is, in part, a project of the Tides Advocacy Fund.

http://reformimmigrationforamerica.org/

America’s Voice speaks directly to key audiences through the mainstream, new, and Spanish-language media, conducts cutting edge public opinion research, communications, and online campaigns, and supports courageous leaders from all walks of life who are standing up for workable comprehensive immigration reform now.

http://americasvoiceonline.org/

 

Since 1910, Catholic Charities USA has served as a national advocate for the most vulnerable in our nation, including children, the elderly, the disabled, immigrants, and those who live in both rural and urban communities.

http://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org

The Leadership Conference of Women Religious. Working for a more just and peaceful world is an integral component of LCWR’s vision and goals. While many member congregations are actively engaged in efforts promoting social, economic, and earth justice, LCWR provides opportunities for addressing issues of concern with a corporate voice by taking action on resolutions approved at the national assembly.

http://www.lcwr.org/lcwrsocialjustice/socialjusticeoverview.htm

For a detailed list of other local and national organizations working towards comprehensive immigration reform, please visit:

http://reformimmigrationforamerica.org/blog/about/organizations


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