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Francis brought three Syrian couples and their children back with him from the Greek island of Lesbos

During the Regina Coeli, Francis reflected on Saturday’s visit to the Greek island of Lesbos

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Pope also tells reporters that Amoris Laetitia has changed situation for remarried Catholics

Six of the 12 are children and all are Muslim

Many refugees fell to their knees and wept as Francis approached them

Fr Lombardi said that the Pope’s visit to refugees in Lesbos was a ‘humanitarian and ecumenical’ gesture

The bishops said that refugees’ right to human dignity and to protection needed to be upheld