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From the balcony

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16 July 2021
T he white figure of the Pope looking out from the balcony of the Gemelli Polyclinic brought back to mind in many of us another Pope, Saint John Paul II. The voice, not particularly bright and the face somewhat tense, reminded us that these past few days were demanding for Pope Francis. But that balcony of the Gemelli Polyclinic became an incandescent Ambo in a few moments. Indeed, the Pope followed the gratitude for the care he received, with a cry for justice for all those who instead do not ...

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