Pope Francis to Visit Bulgaria May 5-7

NW 13:58:01 13-12-2018

Pope Francis
to Visit Bulgaria
May 5-7

Sofia, December 13 (BTA) - Pope Francis will make an apostolic journey to Bulgaria between May 5 and 7, 2019. The news was announced by Bulgaria's Council of Ministers and the President's Press Secretariat, quoting an official press release by the Holy See.

Accepting an invitation extended by the Bulgarian authorities and the Catholic Church in Bulgaria, the pontiff will visit the capital Sofia and the southern town of Rakovski, which is one of the centres of the Catholic community in this country. He will then depart for Skopje, Macedonia, on May 7.

The programme of the Pope's visit to Bulgaria will be announced in due time. RY/VE