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Prayers in Italy for abandoned Catholic mission in Afghanistan

December 22, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: Father Giovanni Scalese, head of the Catholic mission in Afghanistan since 2014, offered Christmas greetings and called for prayers for a nation facing massive poverty and malnutrition.

The Barnabite priest left Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover in August.

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