Pope rebukes ‘weary’ Europe, says migrants not criminals

May 6, 2016 11:32 AM

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VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis on Friday lamented a Europe he said had grown “weary” and “entrenched”, and urged the continent not to see migrants as criminals.

Francis made his pointed comments in the presence of top EU leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi and the presidents of the European Parliament, Commission and Council.

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