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Pope to Make 2 Early May Visits, Including Sanctuary of Divine Love to Open Marian Month

Also Will Visit Tor Vergata for Meeting of Neocatechumenal Way

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Early this May, Pope Francis will visit both the Sanctuary of Divine Love and Tor Vergata.
Director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke, announced the visit in a statement today, April 10, 2018.


“Pope Francis,” the statement notes, “will go to the Shrine of Divine Love on May 1st, at 5 pm, for the recitation of the Holy Rosary at the opening of the Marian month.”
“Moreover, Saturday, May 5, at 11 am,” it adds, “the Pope will preside at the Tor Vergata meeting with the Neocatechumenal Way, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the “Cammino” in Rome.”
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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': http://www.gracewing.co.uk/page219.html or https://www.amazon.com/Other-Francis-Everything-They-about/dp/0852449348/

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