Pope Francis arrived in Marseille on Friday promising a message of tolerance on migration, amid a bitter row over Europe’s approach to asylum seekers. The two-day visit, focused on Mediterranean crossings, comes at a time of heated debate in Europe over how to share responsibility for people arriving on boats from north Africa. ‘We should not get used to seeing disasters at sea as mere news stories and those dying at sea as numbers. No. They have names, faces and stories. They are broken lives and shattered dreams,’ he said
Pope Francis preaches tolerance on migration on Marseille visit
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2023/sep/22/migrants-dying-at-sea-not-just-numbers-says-pope-in-marseille-video
Publish date : 2023-09-22 18:25:36
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