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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.

Pope Francis meets with the President of Uruguay


The pope gave a warm welcome to the Uruguayan president, Tabaré Vázquez, with whom he met for 40 minutes.
Vázquez is touring four countries in Europe this week.

During their meeting, they spoke about the contributions of the Church in Uruguay, and the social and humanitarian situation of the country and the whole South American continent. Lately, Tabaré Vázquez has stated that he wanted to ask the pope to open the Vatican archives about the dictatorship in Uruguay in the 70s and 80s.
The pope gave him a copy of his three most important works, and a medallion with the following inscription: "The desert will become a garden.”
The ambassador was joined by his wife, his son, and his country's ambassador to the Holy See.
The pope and Vázquez said farewell, but the Uruguayan president was not done in the Vatican. He had another meeting scheduled today with the Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin.