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Pope Francis gives the homily as he celebrates a Mass for the Congolese Catholic community in Rome in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Dec. 1. During the month of December, Pope Francis marks his 83rd birthday and 50 years as a priest.

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USCCB president urges prayers for pope’s 50 years as a priest

The faithful across the United States are invited to pray for Pope Francis as he celebrates 50 years as a priest on Friday, Dec. 13. Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, sent a letter to bishops asking them to encourage parishioners to honor the jubilee during Advent.