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Speaking with the Ambassadors

Today, conveying New Years greetings, Pope Francis received in audience members of the diplomatic corps accredited to the Holy See (full text, full video, summary video).

Also today, Pope Francis received a delegation from the Mondadori publishing company who is publishing in Italian the book The Name of God is Mercy in which Pope Francis is interviewed. At the encounter, Pope Francis received a copy of the book (summary video, pic 1, pic 2, pic 3, pic 4).

In other news:

Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi quoted David Bowie on his twitter, seeing Bowie passed yesterday:

Ground Control to Major Tom
Commencing countdown,
engines on
Check ignition
and may God’s love be with you (David Bowie)

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