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Pope Francis leads a meeting with priests, religious, deacons, catechists and members of church groups and movements at the Maronite Cathedral of Our Lady of Grace in Nicosia, Cyprus, Dec. 2.

Cyprus

Pope, arriving in Cyprus, tells Catholics to celebrate, welcome diversity

The church is a mosaic of different rites and cultures and must show the beauty of welcoming all people, Pope Francis told the Catholics of Cyprus. He began his Dec. 2-4 visit to the island with a meeting with bishops, priests and religious rather than with government officials.