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Pope puts focus on plight of refugees

Pope Francis visits Italian island, which is a key destination for migrants from Africa and the Middle East.

Last Modified: 08 Jul 2013 19:43
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Pope Francis spoke during a visit to an Italian island which is a key destination for tens of thousands of migrants from Africa and the Middle East.

He has called for an end to the worldwide indifference to the plight of refugees. And he laid a wreath in remembrance of the thousands have died attempting the crossing. 

Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips reports from Lampedusa.

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