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Pope greets people during visit to Astalli Center of Jesuit Refugee Service

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Pope says Britain’s Catholics should take in 3000 refugee families (above), one for every parish.

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia: UK needs to be ‘safe haven‘ for refugees.

Archbishop Tartaglia has signed the following interfaith statement: We welcome the UK and Scottish governments’ willingness to offer a safe haven to these desperate people.

Fr Lombardi on Pope’s appeal for solidarity with migrants.

Pope Francis meets with Parish Cell movement.

A Christian charity opposed to the Scottish Government’s plans to appoint a ‘named person‘ for every child has vowed to fight on, despite a further legal setback.

AND FINALLY
Alex Salmond reveals he ‘prefers people of faith.’

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