Archbishop Wojciech Polak said he ready to take the migrants into his diocese. “But the admission itself is not enough. We need a far-reaching, wide-ranging system of assistance that would enable them to find each other, integrate, and function in a new place.”
On December 24th a migrant boat capsized in the Aegean Sea. It was the third accident involving migrants in Greek waters in less than a month, bringing the death toll of the three sinkings to 27. Three suspected smugglers were also arrested.
During his visit to the Mavrovouni refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos—his second one in five years—Pope Francis had stern words for Europe on Sunday. Blasting the continent for its “indifference” and “self-interest” that “condemns to death those on the fringes,” he went on to plead, “Please, let us stop this shipwreck of […]
The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, said on Thursday that under no circumstances will the bloc negotiate with the Lukashenko regime over the future of migrants stranded along the Polish-Belarusian border.