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Source: Agenzia Fides – MIL OSI

Headline: AFRICA/GABON – Archbishop Dal Toso presides over the celebration of 175 years of evangelization

Libreville – All the “spiritual and pastoral fervor”, which characterized the year of preparation for the 175 years of evangelization of Gabon , “will not stop at the closing of this jubilee year, but must enter permanently into the daily Christian life of all the baptized”: this is the exhortation expressed by Archbishop Giampietro Dal Toso, President of the Pontifical Mission Societies , who presided in Libreville on Sunday 29 September the jubilee celebration during which 16 priests were ordained. On the eve of the Extraordinary Missionary Month October 2019, the Archbishop underlined: “The Extraordinary Missionary Month event will therefore be lived in the local Church of Gabon as a natural extension of this Jubilee of 175 years, whose celebrations end today.

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