Tag: BUENOS AIRES

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Pope Francis Chalice

(Vatican Radio) An Argentine silversmith in Buenos Aires who is a long-standing friend of Pope Francis is making the finishing touches on a special hand-crafted chalice for the Pope. The two men have known each other for over a decade, dined together many times when Cardinal Bergoglio was the Archbishop of Buenos Aires and often ran into each other when getting their hair cut at a barber shop in the neighbourhood where they both lived. READ ALL:
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Pope expresses his closeness to victims of flooding in Buenos Aires

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People wade through a flooded street after a rainstorm in Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 2. Affirming his closeness to his “beloved Argentine people,” Pope Francis offered his prayers for the victims of recent flooding in Buenos Aires and surrounding are as, and he urged government offices and private citizens to help those most in need.- CNS photo/Enrique Marcarian, Reuters

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Pope expresses his closeness to victims of flooding in Buenos Aires