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Pope Francis finds ‘eyes full of fear’ in migrants’ sermon on Lesbos

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Pope Francis flew to the Greek island of Lesbos on Sunday where he shook hands, spoke with migrants and placed his hand on children’s heads. As cardinals and politicians sat together with other migrants in a marquee, awaiting the pontiff’s prayer session there, Francis took his time walking along the gravel path, greeting hundreds of people. “I am here to tell you that I am close to you. I am here to see your faces and look you in the eye. Eyes full of fear and expectation, eyes that have seen violence and poverty, eyes redened from too many tears,” the 84-year-old told the crowd. Francis, who…

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