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Pope encourages fishermen in their faith, work, ecological commitment

January 20, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: On January 18, Pope Francis received fishermen from the city of San Benedetto del Tronto in Italy’s Marche region (map). The fishermen, through the volunteer initiative “Fishing for Plastic” (Italian Facebook page), have reclaimed 24 tons of plastic from the Adriatic Sea, the Vatican newspaper reported (Italian-language link).

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