Pope Francis speaks during a baptism ceremony in the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican, January 10, 2016. (REUTERS/Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters)
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Pope Francis on Monday urged European governments to keep welcoming migrants while acknowledging security and other concerns over the recent mass influx of people mainly from the Middle East, Asia and Africa.Francis said Europe was struggling to cope with the unprecedented wave of refugees, which saw over a million people arrive on the continent's shores in the course of 2015 .The migration crisis -- Europe's worst since World War II -- has caused deep rifts between EU member states and left the bloc's Schengen system of open borders on the brink of collapse.
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