giovedì 2 dicembre 2021

Pope could bring migrants from Cyprus to Italy

(ANSA - infomigrants)
Pope Francis arrives today on the divided island of Cyprus for a two-day visit before continuing to Greece. The possibility that the pope could bring a group of refugees back to Italy from Cyprus is an "option being studied", according to the Vatican Press Office. In April 2016, Pope Francis brought some migrants to Italy after his first visit to the Greek island of Lesbos. According to Cypriot authorities, negotiations were underway with the Vatican to organize another transfer of migrants to Rome -- this time of families residing in Cyprus. The Vatican Press Officer Matteo Bruni however said that this is still unclear. "We will see. (...)