God says migrants should land says Pope

Francis says Mass on 7th anniversary of Lampedusa visit

(ANSA) - ROME, JUL 8 - Pope Francis on Wednesday celebrated a Mass to mark the seventh anniversary of his landmark visit to Lampedusa and said God said that migrants should be allowed to land.
    In the faces of migrants, Francis said, "there is the face of God".
    He said "it is He who asks us to land".
    Francis spoke of Libya as an "inferno" and a "concentration camp" for migrants.
    He said conditions there were frequently misreported as being better than they were.
    The pope underscored "the detention camps, the abuse and violence that migrants are victims of". (ANSA).


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