The Latest: Pope lands on Greek island of Lesbos

April 16, 2016 4:12 AM

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Pope Francis has arrived in Greece for a provocative visit to meet with refugees at a detention center as the European Union implements a controversial plan to deport them back to Turkey.

Francis’ Alitalia charter touched down at the airport in Mytilene shortly after 10 a.m., some 20 minutes ahead of time.

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