Evgeny Afineevsky’s Oscar-nominated documentary doesn’t shy away from the war's brutal realities. The children’s voices are especially poignant.
"Hopefully next year the war will end in Syria and peace will reign all over the world."
The pontiff’s call to let fleeing people into our homes and hearts stands in opposition to pitiless demands that the door be slammed in their faces in Europe and elsewhere.
Children all over the world are suffering, and families remain trapped by artificial borders and legal requirements. Rather than simply increase quotas for some refugees, we need to envision a world where everyone has the right to flee violence and poverty.