ASIA/PAKISTAN - "Hope for a better future," the people gladly welcome the election of the newly elected Pope Francis
Lahore (Agenzia Fides) - "The whole Christian community in Pakistan was very happy for the election of the new Pope, a man of God and a deeply spiritual person" This is what was reported to Fides Agency by father Mushtaq Anjum, a Pakistani Camillian missionary, engaged in the Philippines in assisting the most disadvantaged. "A Pope who is from Latin America shows how the Church is truly universal" - the missionary continues. "In the Philippines, the population received the news with joy and great hope for the future," concludes Fr. Mushtaq. (AP) (Agenzia Fides 15/03/2013)
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