13 September 2020 | Angelus


Saint Peter's Square

After the Angelus, the Holy Father continued:
Dear brothers and sisters, in recent days, a series of fires have devastated the
refugee camp of Moria on the Island of Lesbos, leaving thousands of people
without a shelter, even a precarious one. I still remember my visit there and the
appeal I launched together with the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and
Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens, to “do our part towards giving migrants,
refugees and asylum-seekers a humane reception in Europe” (16 April 2016). I
express my solidarity and closeness to all the victims of these dramatic events.