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Passover greetings from Pope to Rome's Jewish community

April 14, 2014

Pope Francis has sent a message of best wishes for Passover to Rome’s Jewish community.

In his message, which was addressed to Rabbi Riccardo Di Segni, the Pope expressed the hope that the commemoration of Israel’s escape from servitude in Egypt would “inspire thoughts of mercy, reconciliation and brotherly closeness to all those who suffer under the yoke of new slaveries.”


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