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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

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.”

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': or

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