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'Exhausted' pope cancels meeting with Sri Lanka bishops

Jan 13, 2015 - 6:36 PM

A source working on security arrangements tells Agence France Presse Pope Francis looked exhausted after journeying to Sri Lanka and to the city

HEAT, FATIGUE? Wind blows Pope Francis' mantle as he delivers his speech at Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake on January 13, 2015. Pope Francis arrived in Sri Lanka on January 13. The pontiff later cancelled a meeting with bishops after taking over an hour to travel into the city. Photo by Ishara S. Kodikara/AFP

Pope to kiss persecuted Christians' feet – Tagle

Aug 09, 2014 - 10:16 AM

Pope Francis first visit to Asia as pontiff set on August 13 comes as Christian communities suffer persecution in the Middle East