Valletta, Malta, Feb 10, 2022 / 04:34 am
The Catholic Archdiocese of Malta confirmed on Thursday that Pope Francis intends to make a two-day visit to the country in April.
A Feb. 10 announcement on its website said that the 85-year-old pope had accepted the invitation issued by Malta’s President George Vella, the civil authorities, and the local Church.
It said that the visit to Malta and Gozo, the two largest islands in the archipelago officially known as the Republic of Malta, would take place on April 2-3.
“The pope will visit Valletta, Victoria, Floriana and Ħal Far, and the island of Gozo,” it said.