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Pope Francis' complete schedule for Colombia trip

June 23, 2017. He will go to Colombia September 6-11.
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Bruno Marie Duffé, new secretary of the Department for Integral Development

June 16, 2017. Thepope has named French priest Bruno Marie Duffé, from Lyon, number two of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. He will be in charge of one of the key offices in the Vatican Curia.
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Angela Merkel to meet with pope on June 17

June 9, 2017. The Vatican has confirmed that on Saturday, June 17, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Pope Francis. Both have previously met in Rome in May 2016, February 2015 and May 2013, two months after Pope Francis was elected pontiff.
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Pope Francis to meet with Venezuelan bishops on June 8

June 5, 2017. Pope Francis will meet with Venezuelan bishops next Thursday to discuss the situation their country is facing.
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New secretary of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life

May 31, 2017. The Brazilian priest Alexandre Awi Mello, the National Director of Brazil's Schönstatt Movement, will serve as the new secretary. He was born Rio de Janeiro in 1971, and ordained a priest in 2001.

Pope's schedule during his trip to Sweden

2016-09-27

Pope Francis will travel to Sweden next October 31 and November 1, for the occasion of the Lutheran–Catholic Common Commemoration of the Reformation. This will be the 17th trip of his pontificate. The pope will depart from Fiumicino Airport on Monday, October 31 at 8:20 a.m. and arrive in Malmo at 11:00 a.m., where he will receive the Swedish Prime Minister, Stefan Löfven. At 1:50 p.m., he will visit the Swedish royal family at the Kunghuset Royal Palace in Lund.

Pope Francis will speak twice. First at 2:30 p.m., in the Ecumenical prayer service at the Lutheran Cathedral in Lund and again at 4:40 p.m., in the Ecumenical event in the Malmö Arena.

The day will conclude at 6:10 p.m. with a meeting with Ecumenical delegations, also in the Malmö Arena.

On Tuesday, November 1, at 9:30 a.m., the pope will celebrate Mass in the Swedbank Malmö Stadion. At the end, he will go to the airport where the official farewell will take place. At 12:45 p.m., he will catch the flight back to Rome. The pope is expected to land in Ciampino airport at 3:30 p.m.