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Pope’s Apostolic Exhortation on Holiness “Gaudete et Exsultate” to Be Published Monday

Marks Pope Francis’ 3rd Apostolic Exhortation

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Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation on holiness, Gaudete et Exsultate (‘Rejoice and Be Glad’), with the subtitle “On the call to holiness in the contemporary world,” will be presented on Monday in the Vatican.
In a statement, the Holy See Press Office announced that the document will be presented in the Press Office on April 9, 2018, by Vicar General of the Diocese of Rome, Bishop Angelo De Donatis, Paola Bignardi, former president of Catholic Action Italy, and Italian journalist Gianni Valente.
This Exhortation marks Francis’ third, after his Evangelii Gaudium (‘The Joy of the Gospel’) in 2013, and Amoris Laetitia ( ‘The Joy of Love’) in 2016.


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Deborah Castellano Lubov

Deborah Castellano Lubov is Senior Vatican & Rome Correspondent for ZENIT; author of 'The Other Francis' ('L'Altro Francesco') featuring interviews with those closest to the Pope and preface by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Parolin (currently published in 5 languages); Deborah is also NBC & MSNBC Vatican Analyst. She often covers the Pope's travels abroad, often from the Papal Flight (including for historic trips such as to Abu Dhabi and Japan & Thailand), and has also asked him questions on the return-flight press conference on behalf of the English-speaking press present. Lubov has done much TV & radio commentary, including for NBC, Sky, EWTN, BBC, Vatican Radio, AP, Reuters and more. She also has contributed to various books on the Pope and has written for various Catholic publications. For 'The Other Francis': http://www.gracewing.co.uk/page219.html or https://www.amazon.com/Other-Francis-Everything-They-about/dp/0852449348/

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