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Diocese News 3.10.2023

10 Years as Pope: Pushing the Church to bring the Gospel to the World

The Catholic Church celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Pope Francis' election March 13.

Right from the start, upon his election, Pope Francis presented a whole new style of being pontiff.

The way he spoke to the vast crowd after his election 10 years ago on March 13, 2013, was familial and down-to-earth, beginning with, “Brothers and sisters, good evening,” and ending with “We’ll see each other soon!” and “Have a good night and sleep well!”

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