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Complete program of pope's trip to Fatima on May 12-13

March 20, 2017. The Vatican has published Pope Francis' program for his upcoming trip to Fatima.
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Pope Francis will travel to Egypt from 28 to 29 April 2017

March 18, 2017. In response to the invitation from the President of the Republic, the Bishops of the Catholic Church, His Holiness Pope Tawadros II and the Grand Imam of the Mosque of Al Azhar, Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed el-Tayyib, Pope Francis will make an Apostolic trip to the Arab Republic of Egypt from 28 to 29 April 2017, visiting the city of Cairo. The programme of the trip will be published shortly.
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Pope to meet with most powerful European leaders on March 24

March 3, 2017. On March 24 a historic meeting will take place between the pope and many of the most powerful heads of government throughout Europe. The meeting was announced by the Director of the Press Office of the Holy See, Greg Burke and will begin at 6 p.m. in the Sala Regia of the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican.

WYD Madrid 2011 numbers: 354 million euros profit for Spain and 1.5 million participants

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The sector of the economy that earned the most was the hospitality industry, with more than 25 million euros, followed by the construction field with 10 million. 


The sales and services in electronics made 5 million, as well as the clothing and fashion industry.

The government of Spain also made a profit of  around 28 million euros.

The study also noted that the event helped to create 4589 new jobs.

Between 1.3 and 1.5 million people participated in World Youth Day. Around 90% of them said the experience was “very positive,” and that Spain was a country they would like to return to.


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