No. 895 Diocese of Marbel, Philippines 18 September 2016
1. POPE ACKNOWLEDGES RECEIPT OF CRSPPA
Pope Francis, through Archbishop Angelo Becciu, Substitute Secretary of State, acknowledged receipt of “a copy of your diocesan strategic plan on marriage.”
Below is the letter dated 9 September 2016.
The Holy Father has received a copy of your diocesan strategic plan on marriage. He thanks you for sharing this information with him and for your efforts in support of married couples.
In asking for your continued prayers for him and his ministry, His Holiness offers the assurance of his own prayers for you and your brother Bishops. He willingly imparts to you and all those entrusted to your care his Apostolic Blessing as a pledge of peace and joy in the Lord Jesus.
Assuring you of my own best wishes, I am
Yours sincerely in Christ,