Pope Says Children at U.S. Border Must Be 'Welcomed and Protected'

July 15, 2014 4:53 PM

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Pope Says Children at U.S. Border Must Be 'Welcomed and Protected'

Pope Francis says migrants around the world are subjected to “racist and xenophobic attitudes” and he wants the tens of thousands of Central American children crossing the border into the United States to be “welcomed and protected.”

In a letter Monday to a Vatican conference in Mexico City on human migration and development, the pontiff said that immigration has become a hallmark of modern society. “Many people forced to emigrate suffer, and often, die tragically,” Francis said, according to a Vatican Radio translation. “Many o...

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