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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.

Images of historic Papal moments, now on YouTube

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So now with a simple click of a mouse, one can go back to 1964 and see a private audience of Pope Paul VI, and even see the Pope greeting John Kennedy in 1963 when he was president. Images of John XXIII and the Second Vatican Council are also online. The beatification ceremony of Pope Innocent XI back in 1956 is also an option.

Other unique images like these can also be seen. They include 70 year old footage of the Swiss Guards and their military marches. There's also the arrival of the Vatican's steam train back in 1932.
This original initiative will help the new digital generation to stay in tune with key moments in history, by just logging onto the web.


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