Possibility that the Pope could visit the region in October

Possibility that the Pope could visit the region in October - According to French media a visit by Pope Francis to the Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur region is being planned for next October. This visit by Pope Francis to Marseille would be historic as the last time a pope visited Marseille was 490 years ago. With the first preparations already underway the Vatican should make an official announcement within a few days. The visit would be part of a meeting of bishops from the Mediterranean. It would be Pope Francis' first visit to France since his election on March 13, 2013.

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