Media CenterFrom EWTN: Could Pope Francis' Visit to Greece Be a Game-Changer for Refugees?

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Pope Francis is making plans to visit Greece this Saturday. The trip itself shows a moment of great leadership when the refugee crisis continues to displace millions of lives across Europe. Catholic Relief Services' emergency coordinator for the refugee and migrant response, Josh Kyller, was interviewed by EWTN to discuss what the impact of what the Pope's visit could mean for the Catholic Church's response to the European refugee crisis.

“The Pope’s trip to the frontlines of the European refugee crisis comes at a critical time. The continent of Europe is currently experiencing a vacuum of leadership with the politics of the crisis oftentimes overshadowing the plight of those on the move. Instead, he draws our attention to the tens of thousands of those who are suffering."

Read the full article on ETWN. 

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Nikki Gamer

Media Relations Manager

Nikki Gamer
April 15, 2016

Based in Baltimore, MD

Nikki is the Media Relations Manager for CRS and connects journalists to regional stories and sources related to the agency’s life-saving development work. Previously, Nikki worked as the Communications Officer for the Middle East, Europe, and Central Asia. She has covered CRS’ response to the Syrian refugee crisis and the mass displacement of...More