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Pope lights torch for Family Week in Rome at audience

Pope Francis lights the torch for the 'Week of the Family‘ event to be held by the Diocese of Rome on 2-8 October. - OSS_ROM

Pope Francis lights the torch for the 'Week of the Family‘ event to be held by the Diocese of Rome on 2-8 October. - OSS_ROM

28/09/2016 11:21

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis lit a symbolic torch at his Wednesday General Audience for the 'Week of the Family‘ event to be held by the Diocese of Rome on 2-8 October.

The Holy Father said the flame was a ‘symbol of the love of Roman families and those of the whole world’.

The ‘Week of the Family’ seeks to highlight the centrality of the family in Rome and to rediscover its beauty.

28/09/2016 11:21