Tag Archives: Pope Francis

Pope Says: Mediterranean Becoming Vast Cemetary

“Stop Mediterranean becoming vast migrant cemetery, Pope tells Europe,” by Eleanor Biles for Reuters: Pope Francis told Europe’s leaders on Tuesday to do more to help thousands of migrants risking their lives trying to get into the continent, saying they … Continue reading

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Beachgoers Rescue Migrants in Sicily

I guess when Pope Francis came to deliver his remarks in Lampedusa, Italy, about the “globalization of indifference” towards migrants, he did strike a reverberating chord with many ordinary Italians to be sensitive and understanding of their plight. It also, … Continue reading

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Lega Nord (Northern League) Tells Pope Francis: Stay out of politics!

Despite the Pope’s recognition of the scabrous life of migrants, a few days ago, one of the Northern League’s members, Erminio Boso, said brazenly, “I’d be happy if one of the boats sank.” These sentiments from the Lega Nord are … Continue reading

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Pope Francis and Lampedusa

The tiny island of Lampedusa, off the coast of Italy, has been largely forgotten by media titans across Western nations. Its significance for the European Union and its proximity to North Africa is only highlighted when migrants are attempting to … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Visits Lampedusa [Video]

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