Pope's quotes: Forced migration

A quote from Pope Francis:

"The tragedy of forced migration and displacement affects millions, and is fundamentally a crisis of humanity, calling for a response of solidarity, compassion, generosity and an immediate practical commitment of resources. From Lesbos, we appeal to the international community to respond with courage in facing this massive humanitarian crisis and its underlying causes, through diplomatic, political and charitable initiatives, and through cooperative efforts, both in the Middle East and in Europe."

-- Joint declaration with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens, April 16, 2016

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