Pope Francis undertakes intense 1-day apostolic visit to Genoa

Posted May 27, 2017 1:39 pm by Editor

Pope Francis undertakes intense 1-day apostolic visit to Genoa

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis made an intense, 1-day visit to Genoa on Saturday. With a departure at 7AM, the schedule of the visit to the northern Italian port city on the Ligurian coast included six major appointments:

•    A meeting with the “world of labour”;

•    Another with the Bishops, priests, seminarians, and religious of Liguria, along with lay curial collaborators and representatives of other religious confessions at the Cathedral of San Lorenzo;

•    An encounter with young people attached to the Diocesan Mission at the Marian Sanctuary of the Madonna della Guardia; 
•    Lunch at the sanctuary with a number of poor and

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