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Pope Invites Refugees to Join Him on Stage for Audience

Pope Francis has invited a dozen refugees to join him on the steps of St. Peter's Basilica for his general audience to press his demand for Europe to welcome more migrants. A dozen men ascended the steps with Francis on Wednesday and sat in front of him on the ground as he delivered his weekly catechism lesson. They carried banners of the charity that is caring for them and Vatican flags. In his remarks, Francis said the refugees had suffered in their home countries. He said:...

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