Girl's question moves Pope to speak from the heart, AsiaOne Asia News

January 19, 2015 1:21 AM

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MANILA - A weeping 12-year-old Philippine girl, asking how God could allow children to become prostitutes, moved Pope Francis yesterday to hug her and appeal for everyone to show more compassion.

Glyzelle Palomar, a one-time homeless child taken in by a church charity, made her emotional plea during ceremonies at a Catholic university in Manila.

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