Pope Francis prayed for the thousands of migrants who have already died on their journey to America. Francis prayed from a platform that overlooked the Rio Grande in what many saw as a not so subtle rebuke of the current GOP presidential campaign rhetoric on immigration.

Pope Francis pointed to a worldwide “humanitarian crisis” as the cause for so many to leave their homes for other lands, and condemned calls for mass deportations and the building of a border wall, specifically describing frontrunner Donald Trump,  as “not Christian” for promoting such measures.

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