2017-03-11 12:30:00

Card. Nichols writes Pope Francis on 4th anniv. of election

(Vatican Radio) The President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, has written to Pope Francis on behalf of the whole Conference, to offer congratulations on the fourth anniversary of the Holy Father's election to the See of Peter, which took place on march 13, 2013.

Cardinal Nichols offers expressions of gratitude for the Holy Father's steadfast leadership. 

"Holy Father," writes Cardinal Nichols, "we thank you for the steadfast way in which you uphold the teachings of Christ and the Church, presenting them in deed and in word with a freshness and directness, which draws the attention of the world."

The full text of the letter is available on the website of the Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, here.

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