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Monday, December 25, 2023

Full text: Pope Francis’ homily for Christmas 2023

Full text: Pope Francis’ homily for Christmas 2023

“A census of the whole earth” (cf. Lk 2:1). This was the context in which Jesus was born, and the Gospel makes a point of it.
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