Independent TV

Showing now | News

Watch live as Pope Francis prays with migrants in Cyprus

Live

Watch live as Pope Francis prays with migrants in Cyprus

Pope Francis is visiting Cyprus this week with migrants and refugees likely top of the agenda after His Holiness has arranged to have 50 migrants relocated to Italy from the country after his trip.

Francis is today speaking at the Holy Cross church in Nicosia and is likely to address the long-standing divisions in the country between ethnically Greek and Turkish Cypriots.

Pope Francis said ahead of his visit: "I am thinking of those who ... have been fleeing from war and poverty, landing on the shores of the continent or elsewhere.”

Sign up to our free newsletters by clicking here

Up next

Thank you for registering

Please refresh the page or navigate to another page on the site to be automatically logged inPlease refresh your browser to be logged in