Pope calls for dialogue not conflict over immigration

(AGI) Vatican City, Nov 16 - Following the anti-immigrantclashes in the Tor Sapienza district of Rome, Pope Franciscalled on Italy's "institutions, at all levels, to prioritisewhat is now a social emergency which, if not addressed as soonand as appropriately as possible, could degenerate further".This problem demands that the Christian community engagepractically to prevent conflict and encourage dialogue, thepontiff continued, saying he was worried by the "quite heavytensions between residents and immigrants in Rome in recentdays". . .

(AGI) Vatican City, Nov 16 - Following the anti-immigrantclashes in the Tor Sapienza district of Rome, Pope Franciscalled on Italy's "institutions, at all levels, to prioritisewhat is now a social emergency which, if not addressed as soonand as appropriately as possible, could degenerate further".This problem demands that the Christian community engagepractically to prevent conflict and encourage dialogue, thepontiff continued, saying he was worried by the "quite heavytensions between residents and immigrants in Rome in recentdays". . .