Pope Francis waves from his window overlooking St Peter's Square at the end of the Angelus prayer on Sunday. Photo: APPope Francis waves from his window overlooking St Peter's Square at the end of the Angelus prayer on Sunday. Photo: AP
Pope Francis waves from his window overlooking St Peter's Square at the end of the Angelus prayer on Sunday. Photo: AP

Pope strays from script to avoid mention of Hong Kong in Sunday address

  • Embargoed version of Angelus speech shows omission of a paragraph expressing ‘worries’ over city’s religious freedom
  • Holy See declines to comment on reason for change but some believe it is tied to renegotiation of China-Vatican agreement

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
Pope Francis waves from his window overlooking St Peter's Square at the end of the Angelus prayer on Sunday. Photo: APPope Francis waves from his window overlooking St Peter's Square at the end of the Angelus prayer on Sunday. Photo: AP
Pope Francis waves from his window overlooking St Peter's Square at the end of the Angelus prayer on Sunday. Photo: AP
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