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Pope visits immigrant father's hometown for birthday party

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Pope Francis made a rare personal getaway Saturday, returning to his father’s birthplace in northern Italy for the first time since ascending the papacy to celebrate the 90th birthday of a second cousin who long knew him as simply “Giorgio.”
Published 2 months ago · Rome, Italy

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Pope visits immigrant father's hometown for birthday party

PORTACOMARO, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis made a rare personal getaway Saturday, returning to his father’s birthplace in northern Italy for the first time since ascending the papacy to celebrate the 90th birthday of a second cousin who long knew him as simply “Giorgio.”

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Pope visits immigrant father's hometown for birthday party

Pope Francis has returned to his father’s birthplace in northern Italy for the first time since ascending the papacy

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Pope heads to immigrant father’s hometown for birthday party

Pope Francis returns to his father's birthplace in northern Italy on Saturday for the first time since ascending the papacy to celebrate the 90th birthday of a second cousin who long knew him as simply "Giorgio."

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Pope visits immigrant father’s home town for birthday party

Pope Francis returned to his father’s birthplace in northern Italy on Saturday for the first time since ascending the papacy to celebrate the 90th birthday of his second cousin.

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Pope visits immigrant father's hometown for birthday party

Pope Francis has returned to his father’s birthplace in northern Italy for the first time since ascending the papacy

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Pope visits immigrant father's hometown for birthday party

By COLLEEN BARRY and GIANFRANCO STARA Associated PressPORTACOMARO, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis made a rare personal getaway Saturday, returning to his father’s birthplace in northern Italy for the first time since ascending the papacy to celebrate the 90th birthday of a second cousin who long knew him as simply “Giorgio.” Francis’ two-day visit to his ancestral homeland underscored some of the keystones of his papacy, including the importance of h…

2 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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