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Francis made the comments during a trip to the Roma Tre university

They fled their home in the middle of the night after militants demanded they convert to Islam

Caritas Salford have appointed a full-time officer to help parishes sponsor a refugee

The protest took place outside the UN regional headquarters in Beirut

The cardinal said that it would be ‘shocking’ if the Government abandoned its moral duty

During his general audience, Francis made reference to the feast day of St Josephine Bakhita, a Sudanese immigrant

The Pope prays that refugees and the marginalised ‘find welcome and comfort’

Meeting the Christians of Aleppo

The number of faithful in Syria’s ancient city has fallen from 250,000 to 30,000. Now the war is over, how many of those can be persuaded to stay?

The Home Office has invited community groups to integrate refugees – but so far only two groups have joined the scheme

‘Everything is at a standstill,’ said one refugee