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Vatican envoy concludes visit to Aleppo

January 24, 2017

On January 23, Msgr. Giampietro Dal Toso concluded a six-day visit to Aleppo—the first official visit by a representative of the Holy See since the recent end of the fighting there.

The prelate, an official of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, met with the city’s Christians, with members of various Catholic organizations, with refugees, and with civic and Muslim leaders.


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