Pope Francis meets refugees from the Greek island of Lesbos

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A symbolic crucifix with a life vest to remember the suffering of migrants and refugees is displayed during an audience of Pope Francis with refugees coming from the Greek island of Lesbos, at the Vatican on Thursday and who were accompanied by Polish Cardinal Konrad Krajewski.

The pontiff met with refugees from Lesbos who arrived in recent weeks via the humanitarian corridors project to Italy, media reported.

 

Pope Francis meets a group of refugees coming from the Greek island of Lesbos
Polish Cardinal Konrad Krajewski (L) poses with a group of refugees coming from the Greek island of Lesbos, at the Vatican, 19 December 2019.

Via EPA-EFE/ETTORE FERRARI / POOL

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