Vatican releases schedule for Pope's Fatima visit

Posted March 20, 2017 11:13 am by Editor

Vatican releases schedule for Pope's Fatima visit

(Vatican Radio)  The Vatican has released the schedule of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to Fatima in Portugal, due to take place on 12-13 May.

The Holy Father will arrive on Saturday by plane at the Monte Real air base in the afternoon, where he will be welcomed by President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.

He will then travel by helicopter to the Stadium of Fatima before travelling by car to the Fatima Shrine. Whilst there, the Pope will pray at the Chapel of the Apparitions, greet pilgrims present, and recite the Holy Rosary with them.

On Sunday, Pope Francis will meet with Prime Minister António Costa

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