Visit to Africa listed among pope’s upcoming events

Categories: Latest News

October 12, 2015

Pope Francis waves as he arrives to attend an audience with some 9,000 altar servers in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Aug. 4. (CNS photo/Giampiero Sposito, Reuters) See POPE-ALTAR-SERVERS Aug. 4, 2015.

Pope Francis waves as he arrives to attend an audience with some 9,000 altar servers in St. Peter’s Square. (CNS photo/Giampiero Sposito, Reuters)

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Before the Vatican released a detailed schedule of Pope Francis’ first trip to Africa, the office of papal liturgical ceremonies included the Nov. 25-30 visit on its list of upcoming papal events.

The pope’s liturgical schedule, released at the Vatican Oct. 12, includes mention of the “apostolic visit to Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic” at the end of November.

View the upcoming calendar in The Visitor…