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When the smallness of the Church is not insignificant

The Pope's message to the Catholic Church in Greece is precious for everyone.

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Syrian refugees inspired by meeting with Pope Francis

Pope Francis receives a group of young Syrian refugees who presented him with the gift of a T-shirt with an image and words representing their hope and trust in God.

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Pope departs from Greece wrapping up his 35th Apostolic Journey

Pope Francis boards the papal plane at Athens Airport on Monday to return to Rome, ending his six-day visit to Cyprus and Greece.

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Archbishop Kontidis: Pope's Greece visit 'an opportunity for unity'

The Archbishop of Athens describes Pope Francis' Apostolic Journey to Greece as a call for unity, not only among Catholics who live in a secular culture on a daily basis, but among Christians of different denominations, especially Orthodox and Catholics.

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Pope to youth in Greece: Experience God’s love, meet real people, dream big

Pope Francis meets young people from various parts of Greece on Monday morning in Athens, ahead of his departure for Rome, urging them to be truly social by engaging in real encounters with those around them as an experience of God's love.

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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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