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Papal telegram to new Italian president

February 02, 2015

Pope Francis sent a telegram of good wishes to Sergio Mattarella on January 31, the day of his election by parliament as Italian president.

The Pontiff prayed that the 73-year-old president would undertake “enlightened action in the promotion of the common good, in line with the authentic human and spiritual values of the Italian people.”

 


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