Pope Francis to visit Redipuglia military shrine

(AGI) Rome, Sept 12 - Pope Francis is marking the centenary ofthe First World War on Saturday by making a pilgrimage to themilitary shrine of Redipuglia, in the Italian province ofGorizia. A postcard and a special postal frank are being issuedby the Defence Staff and Post Office to mark the occasion. Thepostcard carries a large-scale image of the shrine, where theremains of more than 100,000 soldiers who died in the Great Warare buried. In the foreground are the three great bronzecrosses surmounting the shrine in memory of Mount Calvary andan Italian

(AGI) Rome, Sept 12 - Pope Francis is marking the centenary ofthe First World War on Saturday by making a pilgrimage to themilitary shrine of Redipuglia, in the Italian province ofGorizia. A postcard and a special postal frank are being issuedby the Defence Staff and Post Office to mark the occasion. Thepostcard carries a large-scale image of the shrine, where theremains of more than 100,000 soldiers who died in the Great Warare buried. In the foreground are the three great bronzecrosses surmounting the shrine in memory of Mount Calvary andan Italian First World War soldier's helmet. . .