Pope's quotes: 'Walls solve nothing'

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A quote from Pope Francis:

“I have always said that building walls is not a solution: we have already seen one come down, during the last century. Walls solve nothing. We must build bridges. But bridges are built intelligently, through dialogue and integration. So I understand this fear, but closing borders does not solve anything, because in the long term that closure hurts the people themselves. Europe must urgently adopt policies of reception and integration, of growth, of work, of economic reform. All these things are the bridges that lead us not to raise walls."

-- Press conference aboard papal flight from Lesbos to Rome, April 18, 2016

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