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Pope thanks Italian security officials at Vatican

Catholic World News - January 20, 2014

Pope Francis thanked the Italian security officers who serve at the Vatican for their “discreet but attentive” work during a private audience on January 20.

The Pope told members of the Inspectorate for Public Security at the Vatican that their work is a valuable service not only to the officials of the Holy See but also to the millions of pilgrims and tourists who visit the Vatican each year. He made a special point of thanking them for their extra work during the period leading up to the conclave at which he was elected.

Finally the Pope encouraged the officials to use their service at the Vatican as an opportunity to enrich their faith. “Faith is the most valuable treasure that your families have entrusted to you,” he said; “and that you are called upon to transmit to your children.”

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