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Mission work is Church's greatest gift to mankind, says Pontiff

Catholic World News - May 21, 2010

Pope Benedict XVI met on May 21 with leaders of the Pontifical Missionary Works, and told them that their work is particular important at a time when the world is witnessing 'the spread of a humanism that excludes God." The Pontiff praised the group for its unstinting efforts to spread the Gospel, saying that work is "a priceless service the Church can offer humankind on its journey through history."

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