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Pope Francis looks at a collection of drawings by the children of the refugees (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

The Pope gave toys and gifts to the children, while they showed him a collection of their drawings

Refugee Olympic Team's Popole Misenga, left, and Avtar Singh of India compete in judo during the Olympics in Rio (CNS photo/Toru Hanai, Reuters)

‘They represent the strength it takes to come from nothing,’ say refugees following the Games in Brazil

Regensburg Cathedral is seen while pedestrians cross the Gothic bridge over the Danube river  (AP)

50 Balkan migrants started camping out at Regensburg Cathedral early last month, demanding the right to stay in Germany

The Refugee Olympic Team arrives during the opening ceremony for Rio 2016 (AP)

The 2016 Summer Games in Rio marks the first time a refugee team has officially participated in the Olympics

Emergency services workers are seen in the area where a man with an axe attacked passengers on a train (CNS photo/Kai Pfaffenbach, Reuters)

Spokesman for Würzburg diocese says the attack should not be used ‘as a general indictment against refugees’

A Bible printed in Arabic, at the ancient monastery of St  Anthony, in Egypt (AP)

Perhaps discussing the Scriptures is the best way in for Muslims

Syrian refugee child Ali from Aleppo, works at a clothing workshop in Gaziantep, southeastern Turkey (AP)

The Community Sponsorship scheme allows groups, such as churches, to help integrate refugees into Britain

Refugees receive clothing from volunteers on a street in Rome (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Mobile medical unit was donated by the Vatican to a volunteer group of doctors and nurses

Syrian children in a makeshift school, in a refugee camp in the eastern town of Kab Elias, Lebanon (AP)

Pope Francis has delivered a video message to help launch Caritas Internationalis’s Syria: Peace is Possible campaign

Pope Francis walks with a group of refugees this morning (AP Photo/Fabio Frustaci)

The Pope calls for Europe to grant asylum to more refugees as he addresses the faithful at the Vatican