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Ieronymos II visits with Pope Francis on eve of his return to Rome

The Orthodox Primate, Ieronymos II, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, pays a courtesy visit to Pope Francis at the Apostolic Nunciature to bid him farewell.

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Highlights of Pope's second day in Greece

In this video, we relive the highlights of Pope Francis' second day in Greece, during which he met with refugees on the island of Lesbos and celebrated Mass with the Catholic community of Athens.

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Pope Francis thanks Greece for warm welcome

Pope Francis expresses his appreciation for the warm welcome he has received in Greece, and recalls that “thanksgiving” is at the heart of our Christian faith and life.

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Cypriots pleased with local press coverage of Pope’s visit to Cyprus

In the wake of Pope Francis’ visit to Cyprus, a local journalist expresses appreciation for the way the Apostolic Journey was covered in the press and for the message the Pope delivered to the EU nation.

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Pope at Mass in Greece: Conversion helps us move beyond existential deserts

Pope Francis presides over Mass with the Catholic community in Athens, Greece, and encourages them to remain hopeful despite the "existential deserts" of our lives, since the Lord is always there to fill our emptiness if we make room for Him.

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Catholics in Greece hoping for renewed ecumenical relations amid Pope’s visit

Catholics in Greece are praising Pope Francis’ visit as offering the opportunity for a new highwater mark for ecumenical relations with the Orthodox majority.

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Pope's visit to Lesbos in Greece a plea to 'look migrants in the eye'

Our Editorial Director says Pope Francis' visit on Sunday to the Greek island of Lesbos reminds Europe and the world that migrants and refugees are people fleeing war and poverty who must be looked in the eye and not exploited.

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Pope Francis on Lesbos: Stop this shipwreck of civilization

The Pope on Sunday visited the Reception and Identification Centre of Mytilene on the island of Lesbos. While there, he heard the testimonies of migrants, and told those present migration is a humanitarian crisis that concerns everyone.

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Highlights of Pope's first day in Greece

In this video, we relive the highlights of Pope Francis' first day in Greece. He follows in the footsteps of Pope Saint John Paul II who became the first Pope to visit Greece in over 1,200 years. The highlights include a meeting with Greek political and civil authorities, an encounter with His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos II of Athens and All Greece, and a meeting with the Catholic community in Athens' Cathedral of St. Dionysus.

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Migrants and refugees in Lesbos await Pope to share their stories

Archbishop Josif Printezis highlights the significance of the Pope's upcoming trip to Lesbos, noting that the camp he will be visiting is not the same as it was on his trip 6 years ago.

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