Pope Francis Meets Padre Pio Prayer Groups

Feb 9, 2016

On Saturday morning, 6 February 2016, in St Peter’s Square, Pope Francis met with Padre Pio prayer groups and pilgrims from the “Casa sollievo della Sofferenza” and the Archdiocese of Manfredonia-Vieste-San Giovanni Rotondo.

Read a transcript of the event at: http://www.osservatoreromano.va/en/news/work-mercy-eng

He also made a surprise visit to pray at the relics of Padre Pio and Saint Leopold Mandic a few days later:

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