Posts Tagged ‘papal visits’

PNG’s prime minister invites Pope to visit Comments 0

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Peter O’Neill, has extended an invitation to Pope Francis to visit his country. O’Neill made the invitation during a meeting today with Sir John Ribat, the Archbishop of Port Moresby who is soon to become Papua New Guinea’s first Cardinal, and Archbishop Kurian Mathew Vayalunkal, the new Apostolic Read more

Good chance Pope may visit Indonesia Comments 0

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

There is a particularly good chance Pope Francis will visit Indonesia next year. However, the Vatican has not released any official confirmation. The Indonesian bishops want Francis to come for Asian Youth Day. The 7th Asian Youth Day is taking place in Yogyakarta, a city on the island of Java, from July 30 to Aug. Read more

Pope Francis plans future trips to Jerusalem, Asia Comments 0

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Pope Francis this week revealed his plan to travel to Italy, Jerusalem, and Asia in the coming months. “I think papal trips are always good,” the pope was quoted as saying during the flight back to Rome after a week in Brazil. Pope Francis, however, said there is still “nothing definite-definite,” but added that he Read more