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ANNOUNCEMENT: Pope Francis to Visit Rome's Greek-Catholic Community of Ukrainians

On January 28, Francis Will Visit Basilica of Saint Sophia

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Pope Francis will visit Rome’s Greek-Catholic Ukrainian community later this month.
This was announced in a statement of the Director of the Press Office of the Holy See, Greg Burke, this morning.
“Welcoming the invitation of His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk, Major Archbishop of Kyiv-Halyč of the Ukrainians,” the statement read, “Pope Francis will visit the Basilica of Santa Sofia in Rome on Sunday, January 28, 2018, at 4 p.m., and will meet the Greek-Catholic Community of Ukraine.”

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Deborah Castellano Lubov

Deborah Castellano Lubov is Senior Vatican & Rome Correspondent for ZENIT; author of 'The Other Francis' ('L'Altro Francesco') featuring interviews with those closest to the Pope and preface by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Parolin (currently published in 5 languages); Deborah is also NBC & MSNBC Vatican Analyst. She often covers the Pope's travels abroad, often from the Papal Flight (including for historic trips such as to Abu Dhabi and Japan & Thailand), and has also asked him questions on the return-flight press conference on behalf of the English-speaking press present. Lubov has done much TV & radio commentary, including for NBC, Sky, EWTN, BBC, Vatican Radio, AP, Reuters and more. She also has contributed to various books on the Pope and has written for various Catholic publications. For 'The Other Francis': or

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