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Vatican releases program for Apostolic Journey to Morocco

Among the stages of the visit to Morocco is a meeting with migrants at the headquarters of the diocesan branch of Caritas; and encounter with priests, religious men and women, and ecumenical leaders at the Cathedral in Rabat.

By Vatican News

Pope Francis will travel to the North African country at the end of March. On Saturday 30 March, the Holy Father will be received by King Mohammed VI, before meeting with the Moroccan people, the civil authorities, and the diplomatic corps. The Pope will also pay a visit to the tomb of King Mohammad V.

During the visit, the Holy Father will meet with migrants at the offices of the local branch of aid agency Caritas.

On Sunday, 31 March, Pope Francis will make a private visit a rural centre for social services in the town of Témara, and later will meet with priests, religious women and men, and members of the ecumenical council of churches.

The Pope will then have lunch with the Bishops of Morocco.

The visit will conclude with the celebration of a solemn papal Mass on Sunday evening at the sporting complex of Prince Moulay Abdellah.

09 February 2019, 16:04