VATICAN – Pope Francis has chosen the theme and appointed members of the preparatory council for the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon region, which will take place in Rome in October 2019.
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LIMA, Peru – Pope Francis was greeted by the Peruvian president, the country's bishops, a military honour guard and a children's orchestra on his arrival in Peru on Jan. 18. During his visit, he will meet with Amazonian indigenous people from three countries, visit a neighbourhood devastated by flooding early last year, and pray in the place of Peru's greatest popular religious devotion.
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