Pope calls on Catholics to shelter Europe's migrants

Posted on AllSides September 6th, 2015
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Pope Francis called on religious communities and Catholic parishes across Europe on Sunday to take on the crush of migrants that have been pouring into the continent recently.

The pope’s plea comes as thousands more refugees from war-torn countries such as Syria and Afghanistan were expected to arrive in Austria and Germany on Sunday. The migrants were traveling from Hungary where they had been stranded for days as European leaders debate how to best handle the surge.

On Saturday, about 7,000 people crossed the bor

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