Pope's visit to Greece's Lesbos lays bare divisions over migrants

  • World
  • Wednesday, 01 Dec 2021

FILE PHOTO: A migrant restores a burnt tent in the Mavrovouni camp on the island of Lesbos, Greece, November 25, 2021. REUTERS/Louiza Vradi

LESBOS, Greece (Reuters) - Lucia Marcano was attending mass last month in the Catholic church on Lesbos when around 50 asylum-seekers from the island's migrant camp turned up, having heard that Pope Francis was due to visit.

"They came because they thought the pope would take them," said Marcano, part of a small Catholic community there.

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