Latest News Wires Pope implores Europe to take care of immigrants, create jobs

The pontiff gave a speech Tuesday at the European Parliament, the first pope to speak there since John Paul II back in 1989.

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Pope Francis demanded Tuesday that Europe craft a unified and fair immigration policy, saying the tens of thousands of refugees coming ashore each year need acceptance and assistance, not self-interested policies that risk lives and fuel social conflict.