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Pope Francis calls on Rome to be a ‘fraternal, inclusive city, open to the world’

February 04, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: In a message for the 150th anniversary of the declaration of Rome as Italy’s capital, Pope Francis recalled three moments in the city’s history: the Nazi occupation (1943-44), the Second Vatican Council (1962-65), and a diocesan conference on the “evils of Rome” (1974).

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