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LIVE: Pope celebrates Mass on seventh anniversary of Lampedusa visit

Pope Francis celebrates Mass on July 8, 2020, the seventh anniversary of his visit to the Italian island of Lampedusa, where he prayed for the many refugees forced to flee their homes and face the dangerous journey to Europe.

The Mass begins at 11 a.m., Rome time, at Casa Santa Marta. Only the staff of the Migrants and Refugees Section of the Department for Promoting Integral Human Development will be present.