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Theme Chosen for Pope Francis' Visit to the Philippines

God's "Mercy and Compassion" Will Be Focus of Papal Trip

Manila, (Zenit.org) Staff Reporter | 1131 hits

The theme of the Pope’s 15-19 January apostolic visit – “Mercy and Compassion” - was announced by the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines, Fides News Agency reports. "With the presence of the Pope, the God of mercy and compassion comes close to us", said Bishop Mylo Vergara, president of the Episcopal...

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