Popular Movements Regional Meeting : 17-21 February, Modesto, California USA

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The first U.S. regional World Meeting of Popular Movements took place in Modesto, California from February 16 to February 19, 2017.

View the live streamed video footage of our time together.

An initiative of Pope Francis, under the patronage of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace-Dicastery for promoting Integral Human Development, the World Meeting of Popular Movements’ (WMPM) purpose is to create an “encounter” between Church leadership and grassroots organizations working to address the “economy of exclusion and inequality” (Joy of the Gospel, nos. 53-54) by working for structural changes that promote social, economic and racial justice.

The US Regional Meeting of Popular Movements brought together hundreds of grassroots leaders from various cultures and communities across the United States with representatives from the Holy See, international grassroots groups, and U.S. Bishops.

His Eminence Cardinal Peter Turkson, Prefect of the Dicastery for promtonig Integral Human Development, welcomed all participants.

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