Pope Francis turns 83 on Tuesday 17 December 2019. Ahead of his birthday, Eliza Long (aged 8) from Dunboyne, Co Meath, Ireland, sends Pope Francis a very special birthday greeting. Eliza is in second class and is preparing for her First Holy Communion next year.
Eliza thanks Pope Francis for his prayers for all the children across the world. She assures him that she is praying for him too.
Watch the video here:
Happy Birthday Pope Francis! Thanks Eliza. We particularly love the Christmas bells in your video message and what a beautiful singing voice you have!