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The Pope holds migrant rights close to his heart. His latest gesture is to send an aide to collect 33 asylum seekers from the Moria camp on Lesbos. Ten more should be flown to Rome later in December | Photo: ANSA / Vatican
Pope Francis attends the unveiling of a sculpture titled “Angels Unaware” depicting a group of 140 migrants of various cultures and from different historic times on September 29, 2019 | Photo: Vatican press office
Oxfam operators providing help to a migrant upon his arrival in Italy | Photo: Archive/Oxfam press office
Pope Francis meets a group of recently arrived migrants from Libya during his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, Vatican City | Photo: ANSA/ANGELO CARCONI
Pope Francis after the Holy mass on the sixth anniversary of his visit to Lampedusa |  PHOTO/ANSA/VATICAN MEDIA
Pope Francis receiving participants at the 21st General Assembly of Caritas International during an audience at the Vatican. |Photo: EPA/VATICAN MEDIA HANDOUT
Pope Francis greeting migrants in Moria, Lesvos Island, Greece, on April 16, 2016 | Photo: EPA/FILIPPO MONTEFORTE
Pope Francis greeting migrants and refugees at the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos.PHOTO/ARCHIVE/ANSA/AFP/FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/POOL
Pope Francis and Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev attend a welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Sofia, Bulgaria May 5, 2019 | Photo: Reuters/Yara Nardi
A family of migrants alighting a plane at the Pratica di Mare Air Base near Rome, Italy on April 29th, 2019 | Photo: picture-alliance/AP Photos
Pope Francis with some migrants during the weekly general audience in the Paul VI Audience Hall in Vatican City, November 28, 2018 | Photo: ANSA/ETTORE FERRARI
Pope Franic (center, left) is received by Morocco's King Mohammed VI (center, right) upon disembarking from his place | Photo: AFP/F.Senna