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  • Pope gets political in Italy’s debate on citizenship for immigrants

    • Sep 29, 2017

    Normally Pope Francis tries to stay out of direct involvement in Italian political affairs, but in a recent debate over a proposed law that would afford citizenship to the children of immigrants by virtue of birth in Italy, the pope and other Catholic leaders have dropped the pretense of being non-political and made their support for the measure clear.

  • Hope has enemies, especially for immigrants, Pope Francis says

    Hope has enemies, especially for immigrants, Pope Francis says

    • Sep 27, 2017

    “Hope is the push in the heart of those who leave their home, and sometimes their family and relatives – I am thinking of migrants – to find a better life, with more dignity for themselves and their loved ones,” the pope said and he announced the new global campaign by Caritas, ‘Share the Journey,’ aimed at helping create an encounter with migrants and refugees.

  • Pope expresses concern over intolerance, xenophobia toward migrants and refugees

    Pope expresses concern over intolerance, xenophobia toward migrants and refugees

    • Sep 22, 2017

    “I will not hide my concern before the signs of intolerance, discrimination and xenophobia that can be found in different regions of Europe,” Pope Francis said at an audience at the Vatican. “The contemporary migrant flows represent a new missionary frontier,” he added.

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