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Catholic Youth Launch Video about Pope Francis in 15 Languages

By Garrett Johnson
June 27th, 2013
Catholic-Link (en.catholic-link.com/)

Today we have the pleasure of presenting the video: "Meet Pope Francis (In 4 min.)". The idea has been to help Catholics and non-Catholics alike get to know the life and story of Pope Francis. While it is true that the Holy Father represents all Catholics, he is still only one man and therefore does this in a way which reflects who he is and where he comes from. Being from Argentina, it is natural that many people know little about him, especially in Europe, Africa, and Asia. That's why the decision was made to translate the video into 15 languages.

It's making has required the generosity and collaboration of a large number of people. Thanks to the media resources available today, we have been able to work with Catholics from all around the world. And it has been exciting to see so many Catholic youth who have wanted to offer this service for Pope Francis, and for the Church in general. For all of us, it has been a moment to recall and appreciate the marvel of a universal faith that is truly capable of speaking all languages and reaching all peoples. We are reminded of this in the words of Jesus which have been chosen as the theme for this year's World Youth Day which will soon be held in Rio, Brazil: "Go and make disciples of all nations!" (cf. Mt 28:19).

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