Apostolic Trip of the Holy Father Francis in Colombia (6-11 September 2017)

Posted September 7, 2017 12:57 am by Editor

Departure from Rome
Telegram to the President of the Italian Republic
 
Departure from Rome
Pope Francis’ twentieth international Apostolic Trip, to Colombia, commenced this morning.
Prior to leaving Santa Marta, the Holy Father greeted two families whose homes were burned during the most recent summer fires in the area of Ponte Mammolo in Rome, and who are being assisted by the Almoner on behalf of the Pope.
The aircraft carrying the Holy Father (an Alitalia A330) took off from Roma-Fiumicino international airport at 11.10.
It is expected to land at the CATAM airbase of Bogotá airport

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