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ROME | Pope meets with Spanish migrant rescue group leader

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has met with the founder of a Spanish aid group whose ship has been blocked from leaving port to resume rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean. It’s at least the second time that Francis has met with Oscar Camps, founder of Proactiva Open Arms. The Vatican said Saturday that Francis also … Continue reading ROME | Pope meets with Spanish migrant rescue group leader

ABOARD THE OPEN ARMS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA | Spanish boat saves 60 migrants but Italy locks its ports

ABOARD THE OPEN ARMS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA — A Spanish rescue boat plucked 60 migrants Saturday from a patched-up rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean Sea near Libya, igniting another political row between Italy and Malta over who should let the aid boat dock. The vessel, Open Arms, run by Spanish aid group Proactiva Open … Continue reading ABOARD THE OPEN ARMS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA | Spanish boat saves 60 migrants but Italy locks its ports