More details of the Pope Francis’ Holy Visit to the Philippines revealed

2015 is going to be very holy indeed

ABS-CBNNews.com reported on Tuesday (July 29) that Pope Francis has set a date for his visit to the Philippines next year. During a press conference at the Arzobispado de ManilaArchbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle said that, "his holiness Pope Francis will make his apostolic visit to [the] Philippines on January 15 to 19, 2015."

 

The Pope will make his apostolic visit to Sri Lanka first before landing on our shores and though there is no fixed schedule yet, Cardinal Tagle revealed that devasted parts of Eastern Visayas are a major priority for his holiness. "He wants to go where the people are," said Tagle.

 

Preparations for the visit are already underway, particularly in the University of Santo Tomas, where a youth rally will be held by the Pope himself.

 

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