2015-07-01 15:25:00

The Pope expresses his closeness to Greece in time of crisis

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Wednesday invited the faithful to unite in prayer for the good of  the Greek people.

A note released by the Holy See Press Office says that the Pope has expressed his closeness to the Greek people who are suffering the effects of the current crisis.

Describing the news from Greece “regarding the economic and social situation of the country as worrying”, the Pope “conveys his closeness to all the Greek people, with a special thought for the many families gravely beset by such a complex and keenly felt human and social crisis”.

“The dignity of the human person must remain at the center of any political and technical 
debate, as well as in the taking of responsible decisions” the Pope continues.

Concluding, Pope Francis invites all the faithful to “unite in prayer for the good of the beloved Greek people”. 

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