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Francis says Milan Expo 2015 good job opportunity

World's fair will promote international cooperation, says pope

17 January, 14:50
Francis says Milan Expo 2015 good job opportunity (ANSA) - Vatican City, January 17 - Pope Francis has been "positively struck" by the opportunities for international cooperation and youth employment through Milan Expo 2015, a Vatican spokesman said Friday.

While meeting with a delegation of senior Expo and Church officials, Francis was "positively struck by the opportunity to work (from) Expo for young people and (for) international cooperation projects," said Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi.

The delegation included Church officials from Milan as well as those working on the Holy See's pavilion at the world's fair that runs from May through October of 2015.

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