October 9, 2022 mass

Pope Francis has maintained his support for immigrants and it has been a major issue during his papacy, recently calling the exclusion of immigrants scandalous and that the «government has made them die in front of us,» he said.

During the mass in Saint Peter’s Square, the Supreme Pontiff of the Catholic Church mentioned that the Mediterranean is the largest cemetery in the world, referring to the drowned who try to reach Europe.

Giorgia Meloni, the long-awaited prime minister, has promised to crack down on immigration and tighten Italy’s borders, as well as tighten asylum rules.

The future prime minister has also called for a naval blockade of North Africa to prevent immigrants from sailing.