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Holy Father Arrives in Peru

Second Leg of January 15-22, 2018 Apostolic Journey

Pope Francis arrived in Lima, Peru, at around 4 p.m. on January 18, 2018, the second leg of his January 15-22 apostolic journey.  Peru’s President, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, met the Holy Father on the tarmac, where Church and civic leaders joined in welcoming ceremonies.

The Holy Father will be in Peru for the remainder of the week and will address religious and political leaders.  He is expected to make a particular outreach to the nation’s indigenous peoples.

 

JF

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