Pope denounces “racist, xenophobic” attitudes toward immigrants Admin Wednesday, July 16, 2014 In his message for the Mexico-Holy See Colloquium on Migration and Development, Pope Francis called for a change in the way migrants are viewed, giving particular emphasis to unaccompanied children. © 2023 The Catholic Thing. All rights reserved. For reprint rights, write to: [email protected] The Catholic Thing is a forum for intelligent Catholic commentary. Opinions expressed by writers are solely their own.