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Pope Francis meets with Pentecostal pastors

Pope Francis on Thursday met with a group of Pentecostal pastors from around the world. - OSS_ROM

Pope Francis on Thursday met with a group of Pentecostal pastors from around the world. - OSS_ROM

08/05/2015 13:04

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Thursday afternoon met with a group of Pentecostal pastors in the “Auletta”, a meeting room adjoining the Paul VI Audience Hall.

A statement released by the Holy See Press Office said the meeting was private, and involved around 100 pastors from around the world. The group was led by Pastor Giovanni Traettino, whose community in the Italian city of Caserta was visited last year by Pope Francis.

The statement said the meeting was “very cordial” and characterized by a “spirit of prayer for unity.”

Pope Francis was accompanied by Cardinal Kurt Koch, the President of Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.

08/05/2015 13:04