© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Pope Francis holds the weekly normal viewers on the Paul VI Viewers Corridor on the Vatican, August 11, 2021. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis mentioned on Sunday that he was praying that many nations take Afghan refugees and, in an obvious reference to the Taliban’s previous restrictions on education for girls, mentioned it’s important that younger Afghans obtain an schooling.
“In these moments of upheaval, by which Afghans are looking for refuge, I pray for essentially the most weak amongst them,” he advised tons of of individuals in St. Peter’s Sq. for his weekly blessing.
“I pray that many nations welcome them and shield those that are looking for a brand new life.”
The pope is a powerful supporter of the rights of refugees and migrants.
1000’s of Afghans evacuated by the US are ready in so-called transit hubs in nations corresponding to Qatar, Germany and Italy. 1000’s of others try to depart through land crossings with neighbouring nations corresponding to Pakistan.
“I additionally pray for the internally displaced in order that they’ve assist and needed safety. Could younger Afghans obtain an schooling, which is an important good for human growth,” Francis mentioned.
The final time the Islamist militants have been in energy in Afghanistan, girls weren’t allowed to work and ladies couldn’t go to highschool.
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