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Pope calls for COVID vaccines for all in Christmas speech

Pope calls for COVID vaccines for all in Christmas speech
"We cannot allow the various forms of nationalism close in on themselves to prevent us from living as the truly human family that we are."

Pope Francis broke with Vatican customs to deliver his Christmas message from the Hall of Benediction of St.” Pope Francis delivers the Christmas' day blessing inside the blessing hall of St.” Pope Francis speaks at the Vatican on Friday.During his message — which was delivered at noon, local time, and livestreamed — the head of the Catholic Church offered words of hope and consolation while celebrating the birth of Jesus, saying that Christ was born “without any borders, privileges or exclusions.

Most Read The encyclical — an authoritative papal letter sent to clergy of the Roman Catholic Church — was released to the public in early October, on the feast day of St.The Holy Father hopes that message of the birth of Jesus can help people to be “generous, supportive and helpful, especially towards those who are vulnerable, the sick, those unemployed or experiencing hardship due to the economic effects of the pandemic, and women who have suffered domestic violence during these months of lockdown.

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