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Pope Francis Visits, Dines at Jesuit Curia in Rome

Director of Holy See Press Office Confirms Visit Around Feast of St Ignatius of Loyola to ZENIT English

As is already tradition, Pope Francis has visited his Jesuit brothers near the Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, which falls on July 31 each year.

Yesterday, July 7, 2019, the Jesuit Pope visited Rome’s Jesuit Curia, Director of the Holy See Press Office, Alessandro Gisotti, confirmed to ZENIT’s Deborah Lubov.

In a subsequent statement, the Vatican spokesman wrote the following:
“I can confirm that yesterday the Holy Father went for a private visit to the General Curia of the Jesuits where he dined with the Superior General, Father Arturo Sosa, and with his brothers of the Society of Jesus.”

“As is known, the Pontiff has already privately visited the General Curia and his brother Jesuits in past years near the Feast of St Ignatius of Loyola,” the statement concluded.

About Deborah Castellano Lubov

Deborah Castellano Lubov is a 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 four languages); Deborah is also NBC & MSNBC Vatican Analyst. She often covers the Pope's travels abroad, at times from the papal flight, and has done television and radio commentary, including for Vatican Radio and BBC. She is a contributor to National Catholic Register, UK Catholic Herald, Our Sunday Visitor, Inside the Vatican, and other Catholic news outlets. She has also collaborated with the Vatican in various projects, including an internship at the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, and is a collaborator with NBC Universal, NBC News, Euronews, and EWTN. 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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