Francis "conveys his closeness to the Greek people, with a special thought for the many families gravely beset by such a complex & keenly felt human and social crisis”.
“One of the most appalling things is that families are becoming homeless, and last month 70 families became homeless. That's two or three new families every day.”
“This is not the time for tax cuts. All available resources should be used to address Ireland’s major deficits in areas such as caring, housing and poverty."