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The Pope's week: World Day for Consecrated Life and visit to Roman parish

Pope Francis will start the week presiding over a Mass at St. Peter's Basilica. Thousands of consecrated people are expected to attend, since the ceremony will mark the Word Day for Consecrated Life. On Wednesday, two important meetings will start at the Vatican. The Pontifical Council for Culture will hold its Plenary Assembly on "Women's Cultures.� The Pontifical Council for the Laity will discuss Pastoral Ministry in Big Cities. As usual, Pope Francis will greet thousands of pilgrims at the weekly's General Audience. On Thursday, the Pope will conclude the fourth international conference of Scholas. He is expected to have a virtual encounter with disabled children. The Vatican's Commission for the Protection of Minors will meet for the first time on Friday. American Cardinal Sean O'Malley is its Prefect. On Sunday, Pope Francis will pray the Angelus along with thousands of pilgrims at St. Peter's Square. Later on, he will visit an parish in the outskirts of Rome. MPI CTV/Rome Reports JM -BN Up: GRT