domenica 5 dicembre 2021

Pope visits migrant camps on Lesvos

(Iliana Magra -
Pope Francis visited the Reception and Identification migrant center on Lesvos on Sunday and called on the world to not forget the refugee and migrant crises during his speech in the presence of the Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou, Migration Minister Notis Mitarachi, and European Commission Vice-President Margaritis Schinasand 92 refugees who live in the camp. “We are talking about human lives,” he stressed and added that he did not see much change from his previous visit. “We have to bitterly admit that this country [Greece] and others are in a difficult situation and there are those in Europe who insist to address these problems as issues that do not affect them,” he said. (...)