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Pope sends Cardinal Sarah to Japan to help earthquake victims

As chairman of the department responsible for the pope?s charities, he will visit Sendai, where the epicenter struck. The Catholic Church is managing several shelters in the area of Saitama. Once he visits those affected, the Cardinal plans to hold a thanksgiving mass in Tokyo, to celebrate the beatification of John Paul II. Cardinal Sarah will also meet with the leaders of the most active charities in Japan. The undersecretary of the Pontifical Council "Cor Unum"will also be attending. BR/KLH CTV/RR-BN