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Father Andrew Tin Nguyen, parish priest of Mary Help of Christians in Darkhan, Mongolia, with Tsetsegee, who found a statue of the Blessed Mother in a landfill, which will be blessed by Pope Francis during his trip to Mongolia from Aug. 31–Sept. 4, 2023.

How Blessed Mary Found Her Way to Mongolia

Within the Catholic community, devotion to Mary has been wholeheartedly embraced. In Mongolia, mothers hold a special place in people’s hearts, both within families and in society.

Pope Francis is greeted by Cuban President Raul Castro and other officials upon his arrival in Havana on Sept. 20.

Francis Gives Fidel Castro Some Papal Reading

Along with copies of ‘Laudato Si' and 'Evangelii Gaudium,’ the Holy Father also gave Castro two other books, including one written by a Cuban priest who once tutored Castro and who was exiled in 1961 by Castro’s communist regime.