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21 June 2018, Geneva, Switzerland: On 21 June 2018, the World Council of Churches receives a visit from Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church. Held under the theme of “Ecumenical Pilgrimage - Walking, Praying and Working Together”, the landmark visit is a centrepiece of the ecumenical commemoration of the WCC's 70th anniversary. The visit is only the third by a pope, and the first time that such an occasion was dedicated to visiting the WCC. Here, an ecumenical prayer service with religious leaders from all over the world. Here, Pope Francis shares a moment with Matilde Colombo, who gives a drawing to the Pope. With Matilde is Francesca Merico, WCC staff member coordinating the WCC Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance HIV Campain. Matildes was recently dianosed with Leukemia ALL.
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