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LIVE: Pope Francis presides at the closing of the National Eucharistic Congress in Matera

At 9:00 in the morning, Pope Francis will preside at the Mass and Angelus for the closing of the 27th National Eucharistic Congress in the Italian city of Matera. 

The ceremony will take place at the XXI Settembre-Franco Salerno Stadium. Cardinal Matteo Maria Zuppi, Archbishop of Bologna and President of the Italian Bishops' Conference, will say a word of appreciation.