Commentary

Pope Francis ends his Mexico tour praying for migrants at the U.S. border

(WASHINGTON POST)  February 17, 2016 — The pope’s message on migration echoes in the U.S. presidential campaign.

“Each step, a journey laden with terrible injustices: the enslaved, kidnapped, extorted, many of our brothers caught in the business of human trafficking,” he said. “We cannot deny the humanitarian crisis which in recent years has meant the migration of thousands of people, whether by train or highway or on foot, crossing hundreds of kilometers through mountains, deserts and inhospitable zones.”

Source: Pope Francis ends his Mexico tour praying for migrants at the U.S. border – The Washington Post