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Pope Francis stops to greet police that escorted him as he arrives at the Vatican after leaving the hospital on his Ford, 10 days after undergoing planned surgery to remove half his colon Wednesday, July 14, 2021.
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Attack causes of migration, not those forced to flee, pope says on Lesbos

Catholic Standard 07 Dec 2021
They live in orderly rows of tents and small pre-fab shelters on the Greek island of Lesbos outside of Mytilene ... The Ministry of Migration and Asylum said that at the end of October, 4,352 migrants and refugees were living on Lesbos compared to the 18,872 who were there in October 2020.
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Pope Francis is held by the stairs as he boards in the aircraft departing from Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport in Athens, Greece, Monday, Dec. 6, 2021.
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The Pope compares the EU to a 'Nazi dictatorship'

The Daily Mail 07 Dec 2021
Long live the holy Christmas … I hope that in Europe, no one will be offended,' he tweeted ... 'In Europe there are those who persist in treating the problem as a matter that does not concern them,' the pope said as he spent some two hours at Lesbos' Mavrovouni camp where nearly 2,200 asylum seekers live.
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Pope calls neglect of migrants ‘shipwreck’ on Lesbos visit

Arab News 06 Dec 2021
LESBOS ISLAND ...In Europe there are those who persist in treating the problem as a matter that does not concern them,” the pope said as he spent some two hours at Lesbos’ Mavrovouni camp where nearly 2,200 asylum seekers live ... He took 12 Syrian refugees with him during his last visit to Lesbos in 2016.
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Pope calls neglect of migrants 'shipwreck' on Lesbos visit

The Jordan Times 06 Dec 2021
In Europe there are those who persist in treating the problem as a matter that does not concern them,” the Pope said as he spent some two hours at the Mavrovouni camp on Lesbos, where nearly 2,200 asylum-seekers live ... He took 12 Syrian refugees with him during his last visit to Lesbos in 2016.
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Pope visits migrants, challenges Europe

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 06 Dec 2021
LESBOS, Greece -- Pope Francis ventured Sunday into a razor wire-fenced camp for asylum-seekers on this island in the Aegean Sea and told the people held there that Europe's response has been defensive and inhumane, and has fallen short of its purported values ... "Human lives, real people, are at stake!" Francis said.
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Pope denounces treatment of migrants in Europe on trip to Greek refugee camp

La Prensa Latina 05 Dec 2021
Lesbos, Greece, Dec 5 (EFE).- Pope Francis denounced on Sunday the treatment of migrants in Europe on a trip to the Greek island of Lesbos, where thousands of refugees are living in camps enduring difficult living conditions while seeking asylum ... She has been living in Lesbos for three years and has changed camps three times already.
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Pope Francis Arrives on Greek Island of Lesbos, Visits Refugee Camp - Reports

Urdu Point 05 Dec 2021
The pope's visit was broadcast live by the Hellenic Broadcast Corporation (ERT) ... Pope Francis has previously visited the refugee camp in Lesbos in 2016 ... According to Mitarachi, since the pope's last visit to Lesbos, living conditions at the new refugee camp have greatly improved.
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Pope Francis calls neglect of migrants the 'shipwreck of civilisation’ as he returns to camp ...

The Daily Mail 05 Dec 2021
Pope Francis has called the neglect of migrants the 'shipwreck of civilisation' as he returned to the beseiged island of Lesbos today ... 'In Europe there are those who persist in treating the problem as a matter that does not concern them,' the pope said as he spent some two hours at Lesbos' Mavrovouni camp where nearly 2,200 asylum seekers live.
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Pope Francis to visit asylum seekers on Greece's Lesbos island

Urdu Point 05 Dec 2021
Lesbos Island, Greece, Dec 5 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 5th Dec, 2021 ) .Pope Francis will on Sunday return to the island of Lesbos, the migration flashpoint he first visited in 2016, to plead for better treatment of refugees as attitudes towards immigrants harden across Europe.
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Pope returns to Greek isle at heart of Europe migrant debate

The Norman Transcript 05 Dec 2021
The 84-year-old Francis is spending just two hours on Lesbos, visiting a new migrant holding center where would-be refugees live in white U.N ... Francis said migrants and refugees are today living through a “horrendous modern Odyssey,” referring to the ancient Greek epic poem.
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Pope laments ‘shipwreck of civilization’

Manila Standard Today 05 Dec 2021
... he said was "torn by nationalist egoism." "In Europe, there are those who persist in treating the problem as a matter that does not concern them," the pope said as he spent some two hours at Lesbos' Mavrovouni camp where nearly 2,200 asylum seekers live.
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Neglect of refugees is 'shipwreck of civilisation': Pope Francis

Urdu Point 05 Dec 2021
... the camp of Mavrovouni on the Greek island of Lesbos, where nearly 2,200 asylum seekers live.
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Pope Francis criticises Europe’s divided response to migration crisis

The Observer 05 Dec 2021
On Sunday, in a repeat of his poignant visit to Lesbos in 2016, ... Five years ago, he stunned Europe’s political elite by rescuing 12 refugees seemingly doomed to live in the appalling conditions of a vastly overcrowded camp on Lesbos by taking them back with him on his plane.
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As pope prepares to visit Greece’s Lesbos, migrants hope for change

Metro USA 04 Dec 2021
Francis, on a three-day visit to Greece, is due to go to Lesbos on Sunday for the second time, planning to meet migrants and refugees living in a temporary reception centre set up after the notorious Moria camp burned down last year ... who has lived on Lesbos for nearly 40 years.
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As pope prepares to visit Greece's Lesbos, migrants hope for change

Reuters 04 Dec 2021
Francis, on a three-day visit to Greece, is due to go to Lesbos on Sunday for the second time, planning to meet migrants and refugees living in a temporary reception centre set up after the notorious Moria camp burned down last year ... who has lived on Lesbos for nearly 40 years.
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