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LIVE: Pope Francis meets with thousands of Red Cross volunteers

Pope Francis meets in the Vatican with thousands of Red Cross volunteers. They are joined by Francesco Rocca, president of the Italian branch and also the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent. 

The presidents of the Red Crescent in Syria, Palestine, Iran and Bangladesh will also attend, as well as those of the Red Cross in Argentina, Venezuela, China, Haiti, Zimbabwe and Antigua and Barbuda.