Pope thanks Italy for migrant rescue effort, says huge numbers means Europe must pitch in more

April 18, 2015 12:54 PM

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Pope thanks Italy for migrant rescue effort, says huge numbers means Europe must pitch in more

Migrants stand on the deck of the Italian Navy ship "Driade" prior to being disembarked in Messina's port, Sicily, Italy, Saturday, April 18, 2015. Italian ships have picked up some 10,000 people, many of them refugees of war and persecution, over the past week, an unprecedented number in such a short period. The influx is putting pressure on Italy's shelter system and raising calls for a better response to the emergency. (AP Photo/Carmelo Imbesi) (The Associated Press)

An Italian Navy officer gives instruction to migrants who are waiting to disembark from Italian Navy ship "Driade" in Messina's port, Sicily, Italy, Saturday, April 18, 2015. Italian ships have picked up some 10,000 people, many of them refugees of war and persecution, over the past week, an unprece...

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