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SOMERVILLE, Mass. (AP) — Police officers in Massachusetts are upset the mayor of this largely white, historically working class Boston suburb is refusing to remove a Black Lives Matter banner that has hung over City Hall for nearly a year.
By Philip Pullella and Wojciech Zurawski KRAKOW, Poland (Reuters) - Pope Francis urged young people on Thursday to welcome migrants and refugees, putting himself in direct contrast with the government of Poland on the second day of his visit there. Francis addressed more than 600,000 young people gathered in the city of Krakow for World Youth Day, a jamboree that actually lasts six days and has been dubbed the "Catholic Woodstock". "A merciful heart opens up to welcome refugees and migrants," he told the youths gathered in a large field near the city center.