Pope faces busy 2013 schedule
Catholic World News - January 02, 2013
Looking forward at plans for 2013, the National Catholic Register concludes that Pope Benedict XVI already faces a busy schedule, although more events will certainly be added.
Pope Benedict, who will celebrate his 86th birthday in April, has not yet announced plans for any foreign travel during the year, although he is expected to attend World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro.
The year’s schedule includes a new encyclical on faith, a meeting of all Vatican diplomatic officials in June, and a record-breaking canonization in October.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our August expenses ($22,308 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!