Papal trip to Holy Land is set for next year, but dates still not fixed
Catholic World News - November 26, 2013
The Latin-rite Catholic Patriarch of Jerusalem has said that Pope Francis definitely plans to visit the Holy Land, although a date has not been set.
“It’s certainly that he will be coming, but not when,” Archbishop Fouad Twal told Aid to the Church in Need. “We have to wait and see”
Pope Francis has accepted the invitations offered by the Catholic Patriarch and by the leaders of Israel and the Palestinian Authority next year. Speculation regarding the probable dates for the papal trip center on the months of March through May.
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