International Symposium on the Pastoral Care of the Road/Street
The IFCU participated in an International Symposium organized by the Pontifical Commission for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People, at Vatican City between the 13-17th Sept. 42 countries, including several Episcopal Conferences, Pontifical Commissions, International Organizations and Donor Agencies participated. In presenting the situation of street persons in Asia, the Deputy Secretary General of the IFCU. Barnabe D’Souza.sdb underscored the importance of the Identity issue for these populations all over the world.
The workshops at the end drafted a statement, with its deliberations, recommendations and conclusions that was to be presented to Pope Francis.