April 2016: Pope Francis Visits Refugees in Greece as the EU Implements Deportations to Turkey
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major world news events of April 2016.
1. Panama Papers 2. Secretary Kerry Visits Japan 3. Cease-Fire in Yemen 4. Syrian Parliamentary Elections 5. Volodymyr Groysman Elected Ukrainian Prime Minister 6. Pope Francis Visits Refugees 7. Impeachment of Dilma Rouseff 8.Obama Sends Troops to Syria 9. Saudi Economic Development Plan 10. Airstrike on Syrian Hospital
- Pope Francis Visits Refugees in Greece as the EU Implements Deportations to Turkey
- Pope Francis visits the Moria refugee camp in the Greek island of Lesbos, Saturday April 16, 2016. Pope Francis travelled to Greece for a brief but provocative visit to meet with refugees at a detention center as the European Union implements a controversial plan to deport them back to Turkey.
- Photo source: Osservatore Romano/Pool photo via AP