Pope Calls On Every European Parish To Take In One Migrant Family

September 6, 2015 11:33 AM

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Pope Calls On Every European Parish To Take In One Migrant Family

Francis said taking in migrant families was a "concrete gesture" to prepare for the extraordinary Holy Year on the theme of mercy.

VATICAN CITY, Sept 6 (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.

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