Pope Francis Visits Refugee Camp in Lesbos

Earlier this morning, Pope Francis visited the Moria detention center, a refugee camp on the Greek Island of Lesbos. On his official Instagram account, Franciscus, Pope Francis wrote, “We have come to call the attention of the world to this grave humanitarian crisis and to plead for its resolution.” He also told the refugees, “As people of faith, we wish … More Pope Francis Visits Refugee Camp in Lesbos

Mexico Tortures Migrants – and Citizens – in Effort to Slow Central American Surge

Below is an article from the Guardian on the alarming reports of torture (of migrants and indigenous Mexicans) at the hands of the Mexican government, with U.S. aid. Amy and Esther Juárez were edgy with excitement as they boarded the bus full of seasonal workers heading for a farm at the other end of Mexico from their … More Mexico Tortures Migrants – and Citizens – in Effort to Slow Central American Surge