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Schedule announced for papal visit to honor Padre Pio

March 09, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: On March 17, Pope Francis will visit Pietrelcina (St. Pio’s hometown) and San Giovanni Rotondo (where he lived in a Capuchin Franciscan friary from 1916 until 1968). The papal visit commemorates the 100th anniversary of the appearance of the saint’s stigmata and the 50th anniversary of his death.

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