Pope Francis receives flowers from a nun during his 86th birthday celebrations. Photo: Reuters
Pope Francis receives flowers from a nun during his 86th birthday celebrations. Photo: Reuters
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Pope Francis celebrates 86th birthday, presents awards for charitable acts

  • The Pope presented three Mother Teresa Prizes – the nun, who died in 1997, worked among the poorest people in India and founded the Missionaries of Charity
  • They went to a homeless man who shares his alms, a Syrian Franciscan priest and an Italian industrialist who builds schools and brings clean water to the poor

Pope Francis receives flowers from a nun during his 86th birthday celebrations. Photo: Reuters
Pope Francis receives flowers from a nun during his 86th birthday celebrations. Photo: Reuters
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