Duke, Duchess of Luxembourg Visit Pope

Pope Francis received in audience today the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Henri, and his wife, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa Mestre. They were accompanied by their five children and three grandchildren. The Holy Father greeted each of the children, the youngest of whom is […]

Pope Francis received in audience today the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Henri, and his wife, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa Mestre.

They were accompanied by their five children and three grandchildren. The Holy Father greeted each of the children, the youngest of whom is only two.

After giving his blessing, the Pope, speaking in French, asked them to pray for him.

They assured him they would keep him in prayer and added, “thank you for everything you do for the Church and the world.”

 

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