Source: Agenzia Fides – MIL OSI
Headline: AFRICA/GABON – “The Jubilee was important to reinvigorate the Church in Gabon”, says the Nuncio
Libreville – “We are satisfied for the participation of the faithful in the closing ceremony of the Jubilee” says His Exc. Mgr. Francisco Escalante Molina, Apostolic Nuncio in Gabon and in Congo Brazzaville, to Fides, commenting on the solemn ceremony that yesterday, Sunday 29 September, closed the Jubilee for the 175th anniversary of the evangelization of Gabon, which started in September 2018 . “The event was held at the Palais des Sports de Libreville, which has a capacity of 5,000 people and was almost full. Therefore there was a good participation of the faithful who came not only from Libreville, but from all the dioceses of the country”, emphasizes Mgr. Escalante Molina.