In Cyprus Visit, Pope Will Find Divisions, Desperate Migrants

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NICOSIA – As he said he would bring back some 50 refugees and highlight their long plight, Pope Francis will see on divided Cyprus – the northern third occupied since an unlawful 1974 Turkish invasion – how deep the divisions are there.

While refugees and migrants had favored Greece – via Turkey – as their route to the European Union before the borders were closed to them, Cyprus has become another conduit for them as a member of the bloc. The Pope plans an ecumenical prayer with migrants at...


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In Cyprus Visit, Pope Will Find Divisions, Desperate Migrants


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