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Pope meets with refugees. Calls for empty convents to welcome refugees

Pope Francis visited Romes Astalli refugee center on Tuesday afternoon. After being welcomed by the centers president, Fr. Giovanni La Manna, the Pope personally greeted ;roughly 40 refugees, including children.

The visit was followed by a Papal speech, where the Pope called for empty convents to open their doors to refugees.