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Blessed by the Pope

Blessed: Leongatha’s Robyn Yates pictured with her phone and the Pope in Rome, Italy recently.

ON a recent trip to the Italian capital of Rome, Robyn Yates from Leongatha had the most amazing experience: an audience with Pope Francis.

She was joined by husband George, son Dennis, daughter in law Natalie, daughter Lizzy and granddaughter Abbie.

“Dennis balloted for tickets (to meet the Pope) before leaving Australia, which in itself was an incredible achievement,” Mrs Yates said.

“But I was given the golden ticket, which took me right up the front, immediately behind the Cardinals.

“After the service, Pope Francis came and talked to us. He is an amazing, humble man and so generous with his time.

“As I was leaving, I was given a beautiful, white rosary. It was blessed by the Pope as a keepsake.”

Mrs Yates is still pinching herself after such an incredible experience, feeling very blessed.

Short URL: https://thestar.com.au/?p=27494

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