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But new arrivals must also ‘know and respect the laws, the culture and the traditions of the countries that take them in’

Many voters disagree with the Pope’s position on migrants. He needs to win them over

‘So many other footsteps are hidden in the footsteps of Joseph and Mary’

The cardinal also said Europe was undergoing a ‘quiet apostasy’ by rejecting its Christian roots

It’s all right for the Church to avoid taking sides on divisive issues

He was speaking at the launch of a campaign encouraging people to meet with migrants

The Pope said he was concerned about ‘signs of intolerance, discrimination and xenophobia’ in Europe

‘Welcoming the stranger’ sounds good in principle, but can be very challenging in practice

Morning Catholic must-reads: 13/09/17

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