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Check out what the Pope's doing this week!

2016-04-11

It will be a busy week for Pope Francis, as he will be getting ready for his coming trip to the Greek island of Lesbos.

On Monday, April 11th, the Pope will start off his week by celebrating his early morning Mass in the Vatican's Casa Santa Marta. That same day, he will start of the three-day meeting, held from April 11th until April 13th, with a council of 9 Cardinals. 

On Wednesday, April 13th, Pope Francis will lead his general audience in St. Peter's Square at 10 am, along with thousands of pilgrims. 

On Saturday, April 16th, the Pope will travel to the Greek island of Lesbos. It will be a one day trip to visit the refugees arriving in the Greek coast fleeing war and violence. He will be accompanied the Ecumenical Patriarch, Bartholomew and Archbishop of Athens and all Greece, Ieronymos II. 

Finally, on Sunday, April 17th, the Pope is expected to resume a normal work schedule. In the morning, he will ordain some new priest and later, at noon, he will pray the Regina Coeli. Every week, after this prayer, he will raise public awareness concerning current world issues.


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