Tuesday, February 10, 2015

EU Catholic bishops call for greater political will to solve refugee crisis

(Vatican Radio) European Bishops have deplored the “unacceptable loss of life” of at least 29 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea and and are calling for “greater clarity and greater political will among all of the EU member states on an acceptable resolution of the refugee crisis”.

Just over two months have gone by since Pope Francis appealed to European policy-makers not to allow the Mediterranean to become a vast graveyard. But migrants continue to die during the dangerous crossing as they seek to flee poverty and conflict. 

Read the rest here.
HT: T-19

Anti Gnostic arriving in com box in 5-4-3-2-1... ;-)


The Anti-Gnostic said...

I will not disappoint.

The "refugees" can be housed in the large, roomy Catholic museums across the Continent. There is probably some spare real estate in Vatican City as well.

lannes said...

There are poor people and conflicts (ie, Kosovo) in Europe, too, but do you see anyone crossing the Mediterranean in the
other direction?