Solidarity needed to reduce debt of poor nations, pope tells World Bank

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Tatiana Araujo de Sirqueira, 33, uses a cell phone in her home set up on land near Planalto Palace during the coronavirus pandemic in Brasilia, Brazil, March 3, 2021. In a message to participants of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund 2021 virtual spring meetings, Pope Francis said poor countries cannot be expected to recover from the current financial crisis if the world ret