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Knowing That The Lord Is Near

This morning at the Papal Basilica of St. John Lateran, Pope Francis opened the Holy door, celebrated Mass, and gave a homily (full text, full video, summary video). Relatedly, while Pope Francis opened the St. Lateran Holy Door, Cardinal James Harvey was having the ceremony to open the Holy Door of the Papal Basilica of St. Paul Outside-the-Walls.

Later, overlooking St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis delivered an Angelus Address (full text, full video, summary video). Also in the address, he commended world leaders for reaching an agreement at the Paris climate talks.

And that’s the Pope Francis news for the day!


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