Pope tells Trump to keep DACA in place if he's a true 'pro-lifer'

Pope Francis has urged President Trump to reconsider revoking DACA if he considers himself a true "pro-lifer."

Speaking to reporters as he flew back to Rome after several days in Colombia, Francis said late Sunday that Trump's decision to end legal protections for people brought to the country illegally as children would split families, "the cradle of life."

"I have heard the president of the United States speak," the pope said, according to news accounts. "He presents himself as a pro-life man. If he is a good pro-lifer, he should understand that the family is the cradle of life and you must defend its unity."

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