May 12, 2012. (Romereports.com)
On Sunday May 13, Benedict XVI will travel via helicopter to Tuscany to visit the towns of Arezzo, La Verna, and Sansepolcro.
At his first stop in Arezzo, he will celebrate Mass and have lunch with the bishops of Tuscany. Then in La Verna, he will visit the Chapel of the Wounds, the location where St. Francis of Assisi received the stigmata in the year 1224. This was the first time the wounds of Christ's Passion was recorded in history.
After La Verna, the pope will travel to Sansepolcro and the cathedral
that is home to the famous crucifix known as the 'Santo Volto'.
The trip will then end back at the Vatican after traveling close to 500 miles in one day.