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Pope calls on every European parish to host one migrant family each | Reuters

Pope Francis called on Sunday on every European parish and religious community to take in one migrant family each in a gesture of solidarity he said would start in the tiny Vatican state where he lives.

"I appeal to the parishes, the religious communities, the monasteries and sanctuaries of all Europe to ... take in one family of refugees," he said after his Sunday address in the Vatican.

...There are more than 25,000 parishes in Italy alone, and more than 12,000 in Germany, where many of the Syrians fleeing civil war and people trying to escape poverty and hardship in other countries say they want to end up.

A few days ago, the cardinal of Hungary was asked why the Catholic Church won't take in any refugees. His answer: because it would break Hungarian laws against "illegal residence". As if his church would hesitate protesting laws it doesn't like. Now the cowardy hypocrite will have to answer further questions... (At least there was one monastery which still took in refugees.)

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Sun Sep 6th, 2015 at 08:24:33 AM EST

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