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‘This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him’ is theme of Pope’s Message for World Day of the Poor

June 14, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: The World Day of the Poor, which takes place the Sunday before the feast of Christ the King, is a commemoration instituted by Pope Francis. The Pope signed his message on June 13, the memorial of St. Anthony of Padua, a day associated with assisting the poor. Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization, discussed the message at a press conference (video).

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