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Pope Francis and the garbage collector

Photo of the Day | Thu Nov 09 2017
POPE FRANCIS,ALCUNA

Andres Beltramo | Notimex | AFP

Photo of the Day: November 9, 2017

At the General Audience in St. Peter’s Square on November 8, 2017, Pope Francis warmly greeted Maximiliano Acuña, an Argentine garbage collector who suffered a tragic accident in March in which he lost both legs. Last July the pope called him by phone to give him encouragement and the assurance of his prayers.

Photograph by Andres Beltramo for Notimex

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