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Uruguay: Pope Receives Bishops

‘We Felt our Hearts Burn’

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Pope Francis received in audience the Bishops of Uruguay on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at the Vatican for their “ad limina” visit (November 14-21).
Sunday, November 19, they concelebrated Mass with Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Basilica for the first World Day of the Poor, said Vatican Radio.
“We felt our hearts burn,” said Bishop Heriberto Bodeant, Bishop of Melo, after the meeting with Pope Francis, we are ready to go by the roads and continue to invite all our people to live a personal encounter with Jesus -Christ in his church. ”
He stressed that the bishops were listening to the pope’s call to enter the existential and geographical peripheries and that, in this call, they recognized a Latin-American voice: “This is very encouraging for us,” said Bishop Bodeant.
 
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