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No fares on the Mercy Bus

MANCHESTER (CNS): The Mercy Bus, an initiative for the Year of Mercy, parks in a neighbourhood of Manchester in England, or one of the nearby towns, each Saturday.

Volunteers offer shoppers gifts of miraculous medals and no fares are charged to get on board.

Priests are available to talk or for confession. Father Frankie Mulgrew, one of the priests involved in the project, described the response as out passing expectations.

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