Pope Francis arriving in Ireland with Official Welcome Ceremony

Pope Francis arrived in Dublin, Ireland, on Saturday morning around 10:30 local time beginning his 24th Apostolic Journey in which he will participate in the World Meeting of Families.

Pope Francis left Rome this morning at around 8:00 local time in Rome. He arrived in Ireland around 10,30 local time in Dublin.

He was welcomed by the Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, the Tánaiste, or deputy head of Ireland’s government, Simon Coveney, Cardinal Farrell of the Diacastery of Laity, Family and Life who has organized the World Meeting of Families, the President of the Irish Episcopal Conference, Archbishop Eamon Martin, the Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, and other members of the hierarchy in Ireland.

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25 August 2018, 15:04