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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.

Benedict XVI welcomes 22 new cardinals

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Archbishop Thomas Christopher Collins of Toronto, Canada.

Archbishop Dominik Jaroslav Duka, O.P. of Prague, Czech Republic.

Archbishop Willem Jacobus Eijk of Utrecht, Holland.

Archbishop Giuseppe Betori of Florence, Italy.

Archbishop Timothy Michael Dolan of New York, U.S.A.

Archbishop Rainer Maria Woelki of Berlin, Germany.

Bishop John Tong Hon of Hong Kong, China.

The Pope also created four new cardinals who, being over the age of eighty, are ineligible to vote in a future conclave. 

Major Archbishop Lucian Muresan of Fagaras and Alba Julia of the Romanians, Romania.

Fr. Julien Ries, priest of the diocese of Namur and professor emeritus of religious history at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.

Fr. Prosper Grech, O.S.A., professor emeritus of several Roman universities.

Fr. Karl Josef Becker, S.J., professor emeritus of the Pontifical Gregorian University.