Pope Francis during Saturday’s service in the Basilica of St. Bartholomew in Rome, compared the centres for refugees from the Middle East and Africa Italy and Greece with “concentration camps”. This is with reference to the AFP reports RT.
“These refugee camps are the many concentration camps, crowded with people. Because international agreements seem to be more important than human rights,” said the Pontiff.
He also told the story of a refugee, whose wife was killed in front of her husband.
“Father, I am Muslim, my wife was a Christian. In our country we terrorized. They saw the crucifix and asked his wife to throw him. When she refused, he slashed her throat in front of my eyes. We loved each other,” recalled the head of the Catholic Church the word refugee.
Earlier, the Pope urged to stop the “lords of war”.