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Refugees from Syria and Iraq disembark on the Greek island of Lesbos (AP)

‘These refugees are fleeing terror themselves,’ said Seattle Auxiliary Bishop Eusebio Elizondo

An African Union soldier patrols as people prepare to be evacuated  near Bangui, Central African Republic, last year (CNS)

Pope Francis will visit Central African Republic, Kenya and Uganda in late November

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address yesterday (AP)

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A child looks on as migrants wait at the Slovenia border in Trnovec, Croatia (CNS)

Fr Gabriele Bentoglio spoke at the Eighth Global Forum on Migration and Development in Istanbul last week

An Assyrian Christian girl, holds a candle as she attends Mass marking the traditional Palm Sunday procession at the Assyrian church in east of Beirut, Lebanon,  (AP)

The Barnabas Fund has said Government plans to rescue refugees from camps will lead to Christians being left behind

A child sits with other refugees behind a fence between Croatia and Slovenia (Photo: AP)

Bishops welcome EU quota deal for refugees

Bishops urge Britain to take in more refugees from Syria before winter sets in

A Syrian refugee woman cries as she carries her baby. ISIS now controls much of the country (CNS)

Most of us accept the wisdom that for evil to flourish all that is necessary is for good men to do nothing

Pope Francis (CNS)

Francis raised his concerns about the terrorist threat during an interview with a Portuguese radio station

Syrian refugee children covered with dust arrive at the Jordanian border with Syria (CNS)

Catholics ‘should express openness and welcome to refugees’, says Archbishop Joseph Kurtz

Migrants walk along rail tracks in Hungary after crossing the border from Serbia (CNS photo/Marko Djurica, Reuters). Below: A young girl screams as migrants rush to cross into Macedonia at the Macedonian-Greek border (Photo: CNS)

Commission of European bishops, COMECE, says the crisis requires a continent-wide solution