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Pope says empty convents and monasteries should house refugees

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Recently Pope Francis has said that every parish should take in a refugee family. Way back in 2013 he was already saying that empty convents and monasteries should not be turned into hotels because they do not belong to the Church but to Christ. And, since refugees are the “flesh of Christ,” refugees should be allowed to live in them. Read his full remarks in Whispers in the Loggia here: Pope says empty convents and monasteries should house refugees