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Pope calls for quick action to prevent further migrant deaths

VATICAN (CNS): “I have learned with sorrow the news of the dramatic shipwreck that happened in recent days in the Mediterranean waters where dozens of migrants including women and children have lost their lives,” Pope Francis said after praying the Angelus with visitors in St. Peter’s Square on July 28.
 
“I renew my heartfelt appeal that the international community act quickly and decisively to avoid that such tragedies are repeated and to guarantee the safety and dignity of everyone,” he.
 

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Father-daughter drowning at US-Mexico border sparks sadness and outrage

VATICAN (SE): “With immense sadness, the Holy Father has seen the images of the father and his baby daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande River while trying to cross the border between Mexico and the United States,” interim Director of the Holy See Press Office, Alessandro Gisotti, told reporters on June 26, Vatican News reported.
 

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