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Simple yet profound message from the pope

Give love, justice and compassion to the poor and the needy, and for the most part you will get the same in return. 

Treat others as you yourself want to be treated. This was the bottom line of the message of Pope Francis to the world on his missionary journey to Cuba and the United States of America (US).

Speaking to the American people at the White House and in the Congress, Pope Francis made it clear that migrants and refugees must be welcomed and treated with the greatest respect and compassion.

Aware that he himself was born of Italian migrants to Argentina, he reminded the American people of the gospel value to do unto others as you would want them to do to you (Matthew7:12). It is a great challenge for all people in the developed world to reach out and welcome the refugees and migrants.

 

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