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Papal prayer for Java earthquake victims, World Cup in Qatar

November 25, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: On November 23, following the West Java earthquake, Pope Francis said, “I express my nearness to that dear population and I pray for the dead and the injured.”

“I would like to send my greetings to the athletes, fans and spectators who are following the football World Championship taking place in Qatar,” he added at the conclusion of his weekly general audience, in which he reflected on spiritual consolation. “May this important event be an occasion for encounter and harmony among the nations, fostering fraternity and peace among peoples.”

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