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Opening Lent, pope urges people to slow down, rediscover power of silence

ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis, leading Catholics into the season of Lent, urged people on Wednesday to slow down amid the noise, haste and desire for instant gratification in a high-tech world to rediscover the power of silence.
Reuters - February 14 @ 6:00pm

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