Some heed Pope Francis’ call to succor refugees; others look away

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Syrian refugees wait at Idomeni train station at Greece's border with Macedonia, on September 11, 2015. Pope Francis wants every parish in Europe to take in one family. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Syrian refugees wait at Idomeni train station at Greece's border with Macedonia, on September 11, 2015. Pope Francis wants every parish in Europe to take in one family. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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Arms have opened wide in some places, but indifference, bureaucracy, fear and xenophobia have reared their heads elsewhere, particularly after the attack by Islamic militants who killed 130 people in Paris last month.