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Filipinos working worldwide urged to help refugees

MANILA (Agencies) : The more than one million Filipinos working in Europe, as well as others over the world, have been urged by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of The Philippines to join Pope Francis in providing concrete help to refugees from countries in conflict like Syria.

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, president of Caritas Internationalis, was quoted by CBCP News as saying that it is high time for people to be in solidarity with refugees who are fleeing death from war and hunger.