Pope Francis

A migrant women from Iraq feeds her grandson in front of the railway station in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on June 19, 2018. Some hundreds of migrants have been camping at the railway station in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo waiting for an opportunity to get to Croatia and Western Europe. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
Kevin Clarke June 20, 2018
A record 68.5 million people had been driven from their homes across the world at the end of 2017. That total was 2.9 million more than at the end of 2016.
Pope Francis attends an ecumenical event at the Malmo Arena in Malmo, Sweden, Oct. 31. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Gerard O’Connell June 20, 2018
The W.C.C. general secretary described Francis’ visit as “a strong signal of recognition by the Catholic world.”
Pope Francis said he stands with the U.S. bishops who recently condemned the Trump administration's policy on immigration that has led to children being held in government shelters while their parents are sent to federal prisons.
Pope Francis prepares to take a photo with young people at a presynod gathering of youth delegates in Rome March 19.  (CNS photo/Paul Haring) 
The document outlines the church’s need to listen to young people, to help guide them in the faith and to identify pastoral paths to accompany them.
Typical standards, norms and laws in regard to communications are first eliminated, the pope said in his homily June 18 during morning Mass at Domus Sanctae Marthae.
Pope Francis greets Peter Lombardi, 12, of Columbus, Ohio, after the boy rode in the popemobile during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican March 28. Receiving a kiss from the pope was a wish come true for Peter, who has Down syndrome and has survived leukemia. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
"Last century, the whole world was scandalized by what the Nazis did to purify the race. Today, we do the same thing but with white gloves," Pope Francis said.