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Papa Francesco a Cipro nel segno dell’accoglienza dei migranti

Un pellegrinaggio di cinque giorni, prima in Cipro e poi in Grecia, per “incontrare i fratelli nella fede e le popolazioni locali”, e abbracciare le piaghe dei migranti

Pope Francis, left, listens Archbishop Chrisostomos during a ceremony at the Apostolos Barnavas Orthodox Cathedral in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. Francis is on a five-day trip to Cyprus and Greece by drawing attention once again to his call for Europe to welcome migrants. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Pope Francis attends a ceremony at the Apostolos Barnavas Orthodox Cathedral in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. Francis is on a five-day trip to Cyprus and Greece by drawing attention once again to his call for Europe to welcome migrants. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
CORRECT NAME OF THE PHOTOGRAPHER - Pope Francis, center, speaks with Archbishop Chrisostomos, right, after a ceremony at the Apostolos Barnavas Orthodox Cathedral in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. Francis is on a five-day trip to Cyprus and Greece by drawing attention once again to his call for Europe to welcome migrants. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
People wait for the start of Holy Mass by Pope Francis at GSP stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. Francis is on a five-day trip to Cyprus and Greece by drawing attention once again to his call for Europe to welcome migrants. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
People wait for the start of Holy Mass by Pope Francis at GSP stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. Francis is on a five-day trip to Cyprus and Greece by drawing attention once again to his call for Europe to welcome migrants. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Pope Francis leads a holy mass at GSP stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. Francis is on a five-day trip to Cyprus and Greece by drawing attention once again to his call for Europe to welcome migrants. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
People attend a Holy Mass by Pope Francis at GSP stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. Francis is on a five-day trip to Cyprus and Greece by drawing attention once again to his call for Europe to welcome migrants. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
People attend a Holy Mass by Pope Francis at GSP stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. Francis is on a five-day trip to Cyprus and Greece by drawing attention once again to his call for Europe to welcome migrants. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
A pilgrim waves a Lebanese flag during a Holy mass by Pope Francis at GSP stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. Francis is on a five-day trip to Cyprus and Greece by drawing attention once again to his call for Europe to welcome migrants. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
Pope Francis leads a holy mass at GSP stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. Francis is on a five-day trip to Cyprus and Greece by drawing attention once again to his call for Europe to welcome migrants. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Pope Francis leads a holy mass at GSP stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. Francis is on a five-day trip to Cyprus and Greece by drawing attention once again to his call for Europe to welcome migrants. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Pope Francis leads a holy mass at GSP stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. Francis is on a five-day trip to Cyprus and Greece by drawing attention once again to his call for Europe to welcome migrants. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Pope Francis leads a holy mass at GSP stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. Francis is on a five-day trip to Cyprus and Greece by drawing attention once again to his call for Europe to welcome migrants. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
A pilgrim receives communion bread wafers during a Holy mass by Pope Francis at GSP stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. Francis is on a five-day trip to Cyprus and Greece by drawing attention once again to his call for Europe to welcome migrants. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
A pilgrim receives communion bread wafers during a Holy mass by Pope Francis at GSP stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. Francis is on a five-day trip to Cyprus and Greece by drawing attention once again to his call for Europe to welcome migrants. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
A boy holds a flag of Vatican as pilgrims attend a Holy mass by Pope Francis at GSP stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. Francis is on a five-day trip to Cyprus and Greece by drawing attention once again to his call for Europe to welcome migrants. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
Pope Francis leads a holy mass at GSP stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. Francis is on a five-day trip to Cyprus and Greece by drawing attention once again to his call for Europe to welcome migrants. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
Pope Francis attends a ceremony at the Apostolos Barnavas Orthodox Cathedral in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. Francis is on a five-day trip to Cyprus and Greece by drawing attention once again to his call for Europe to welcome migrants. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

Secondo giorno del pontefice a Nicosia, la capitale cipriota, nel 35esimo viaggio papale che lo ha portato a raggiungere i 55 Paesi visitati. Durante il volo, Papa Franceso ha ringraziato e avvertito i giornalisti: «È un viaggio bello, toccheremo delle piaghe. Spero che tutti noi possiamo accogliere tutti i messaggi che troveremo».

Dopo essere stato ricevuto in aeroporto dalla presidente del parlamento, Annita Dermetriou, giovedì 2 dicembre papa Francesco ha incontrato i sacerdoti, religiosi e religiose, diaconi, catechisti, associazioni e movimenti ecclesiali nella cattedrale maronita di Nostra Signora delle Grazie. Poi, la visita al presidente della Repubblica, Nikos Anastasiades, presso il Palazzo presidenziale.

Venerdì 3 dicembre, il Papa ha incontrato l’arcivescovo ortodosso, Sua Beatitudine Chrysostomos II, e ha celebrato l’Eucaristia allo stadio GSP. Alle 15 ore, ci sarà un momento ecumenico di preghiera con i migranti. Domani, sabato 4 dicembre, il viaggio continua verso la Grecia, dove il vescovo di Roma visiterà l’isola di Lesbo per essere vicino ai rifugiati e pregare con loro.

(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, Petros Karadjias)

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