Heads of State on Papal Return Route Receive Telegrams

Holy Father Sends Greetings on Flight from Colombia to Rome

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Heads of state for lands under the path of the Papal flight from Colombia to Rome received a special greeting from the Holy Father.  The flight left Cartagena, Colombia the evening of September 10, 2017 and arrived at Rome’s Ciampino Airport a little b efore 1 p.m. Rome time on September 11.

According to Vatican Radio, the Pope sent messages to the heads of state of  the Netherlands Antilles, the United States (Ocean and Puerto Rico), Portugal (Azures), Spain, France, and Italy.

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