Papal visits to Armenia, then Georgia and Azerbaijan

//Papal visits to Armenia, then Georgia and Azerbaijan

The Holy See Press Office has announced that Pope Francis will visit Armenia in June 2016, accepting the invitation of His Holiness, Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenia; of the civil authorities; and of the Catholic Church in Armenia. The visit is scheduled for 24-26 of June.

At the same time, the Press Office announced that Pope Francis has accepted an invitation from His Holiness and Beatitude Ilia II, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia; and from the civil and religious authorities of Georgia and Azerbaijan, and will make an Apostolic Voyage in the Caucasus, visiting these two countries from 30 September to 2 October 2016.

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Source: Vatican Radio

2016-04-11T08:40:22+00:00 April 11th, 2016|News|