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Pope Francis bids farewell to Canada with closing ceremony


After six days in Canada, Pope Francis ended his pentitential pilgrimage with a closing ceremony at Iqaluit International Airport. 

A group of indigenous women sang traditional songs, danced, and played the drums before the Pope greeted delegates from different indigenous groups. 

Pope Francis had a final meeting with the Governor General, Mary May Simon, in the VIP Hall before boarding the plane to Rome Fiumicino Airport.

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