POPE WATCH: Pope leads singing Happy Birthday to cardinal

January 17, 2015 5:45 AM

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Before announcing he was cutting short his visit Saturday to Palo, one of the towns devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, Pope Francis told people inside the packed Palo Cathedral that it was the birthday of Vatican State Secretary Pietro Parolin, who turned 60.

Francis asked them all to sing for the cardinal and everyone broke into the "Happy Birthday" song.

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