Pope Francis will travel to Morocco as a 'pilgrim of peace and fraternity'

Posted March 28, 2019 3:22 pm by Editor

Pope Francis will travel to Morocco as a 'pilgrim of peace and fraternity'

Vatican City, Mar 28, 2019 / 12:42 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis travels to Rabat, the capital of Morocco, this weekend, where he said he will follow in the footsteps of St. John Paul II, who visited the North African country in 1985.

“Following in the footsteps of my predecessor Saint John Paul II, I come as a pilgrim of peace and of fraternity, in a world which has great need of both,” Francis said in a video message sent ahead of his March 30-31 visit.

Thirty-four years after St. John Paul II traveled to Morocco and six other African countries, Pope Francis

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