Pope Responds to Questions About ‘Schism’ and Criticism in US Church & Beyond, Returning from 4th Apostolic Visit to Africa
While flying back from Madagascar and returning toward Rome, the Holy Father held his traditional in-air press conference with journalists.
Before leaving for the airport, Francis also greeted about ten poor elderly women at the apostolic nunciature where he was staying who represent those who the nunciature assists every Friday.
At 9:40 a.m. local time (8:40 Rome time) Sept. 10, the Madagascar Airlines A340neo papal flight carrying the Pope, his entourage and journalists, took off from Madgascar’s Antananarivo Airport, en route for Rome’s Ciampino Airport.
The Holy Father’s Sept. 4-10 visit to the ‘three ‘M’s’ of Mozambique, Madagascar, and Mauritius, marked the Pope’s