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Pope Francis has made his usual pre-apostolic trip visit to Santa Maria Maggiore. In an unannounced briefing in the Holy See Press Office, Jesuit Fr. Federico Lombardi, the Vatican Press Office director, told journalists that at around 11 a.m. this morning, Francis visited the Rome’s Marian basilica.
“He spent …