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Pope Francis’ interview with “Mundo Negro”, the Spanish Comboni magazine

Africa a continent to be valued not plundered

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27 January 2023
The following are excerpts — translated from Spanish — of the interview with Pope Francis that “Mundo Negro”, the Spanish Comboni magazine, published on-line on Thursday, 19 January. The conversation, which lasted just over 30 minutes, took place on 15 December 2022 in the Vatican. The Director of the magazine, Father Jaume Calvera, the Editor-in-chief, Javier Fariñas Martín, and Cardinal Miguel Ángel Ayuso Guixot, Prefect of the Dicastery for Interreligious Dialogue, were present. Holy Father, you became a Jesuit, among other reasons, to go as a missionary to Japan.... Yes, that’s right. What survives of that Father Bergoglio?. I think I’ve always been interested in peripheral areas. I look at the periphery from the inside, not just because they interest me intellectually. And this is what survives: going beyond ...

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