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February 12, 2015
 

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Pope Sends Greetings To EWTN Foundress
Mother Angelica From Aboard the Papal Plane

Irondale, AL (EWTN) – Pope Francis sent his greetings this morning to EWTN Foundress Mother Mary Angelica from aboard the papal plane to Cuba for his historic meeting with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill.
 (View it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOOfuRP820s.)  Following the meeting with Patriarch Kirill, the Pope will continue on a multi-day trip to Mexico.

“To Mother Angelica with my blessing and I ask you to pray for me; I need it,” the Pope said. “God bless you Mother Angelica.”

“On behalf of Mother Angelica, I thank the Holy Father for his greeting and want him to know that Mother, her Nuns and the EWTN family will be praying for him and for the success of this  historic journey,” said EWTN Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael P. Warsaw.


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