Children from earthquake-stricken central Italy visit Pope

Posted June 3, 2017 4:02 pm by Editor

Children from earthquake-stricken central Italy visit Pope

(Vatican Radio) On Saturday, Pope Francis welcomed to the Vatican a number of young children from the towns Norcia, Cascia, Accumoli, Amatrice, Arquata del Tronto, and Acquasanta – communities that were devastated by a series of earthquakes that struck central Italy last year.
The children had come to Rome aboard a special “Children’s Train” especially to meet with the Holy Father.
In the Paul VI Hall, Pope Francis conversed familiarly with the children. “They tell me I have to speak, but I like to listen!” he said, inviting them to tell him their stories. He called several of the children to himself

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