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Schedule set for Pope's afternoon trip to Assisi, August 4

July 20, 2016

The Vatican has released the full schedule for an afternoon pilgrimage to Assisi by Pope Francis on August 4.

The Pontiff will travel to Assisi by helicopter in he afternoon, arriving at 3:40, and be driven to the basilica of Our Lady of the Angels. There he will pray at the Porziuncola chapel, located inside the basilica. He will then meet with Franciscan bishops and superiors, and greet pilgrims outside the basilica.

The Pope will leave Assisi at about 6, returning to Rome by helicopter.


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