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Francis recalls agony of Jesus at church

The pope now gets up to speak at the church, remarking that Jesus was at the spot they stand at now.

In a nod to the audience, the speech is most of all religious in nature, not touching on current events.

“We dread to approach what Jesus went through at that hour,” he says recalling the agony of the crucifixion.

He then begins urging Christians not to escape a call to action, like those who abandoned Jesus did.

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