Australian Youth Group Calls For Compassion Towards Immigrants. Appeal Follows Example of Pope Francis Visit to Lampedusa
Sydney, Australia, (Zenit.org). A Catholic youth group in Australia is appealing to local politicians to exercise compassion for immigrants and those seeking asylum. The “Australian Young Christian Students” (AYCS) association made the appeal after welcoming Pope Francis’ recent visit to the Italian island of Lampedusa with brought international attention to the plight of immigrants.