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Pope Francis visits the Mavrovouni refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on Dec. 5, 2021

Pope Francis calls migrant crisis a ‘shipwreck of civilization’ during refugee camp visit

Dec 5, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis visited the Mavrovouni migrant reception and identification center located along the shore of the island of Lesbos, Read more

The official logo of Pope Francis’ visit to Cyprus on Dec. 2-4, 2021.

Pope Francis to visit Greece and Cyprus ‘in the name of the Gospel’

Nov 27, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis said he will bring the joy of the Gospel to Greece and Cyprus when he visits next week. Read more

Pope Francis visits an earthquake zone in Italy in 2016. Photo: L'Osservatore Romano

Pope Francis donates 50,000 euros to Greek island struck by earthquake

Jul 3, 2017

Pope Francis has donated 50 thousand euros to the island of Lesbos, Greece, which is recovering from a June earthquake.  Read more

Refugees in Athens.

Pope Francis' visit to Greece shows a shared Christian concern for refugees

Apr 15, 2016

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Pope Francis’ visit on Saturday with refugees in Greece will show solidarity with those in need and demonstrate a shared... Read more