Vatican City, Mar 3, 2022 / 04:26 am
Pope Francis will visit the Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan in July, the Vatican announced on Thursday.
The Holy See press office said on March 3 that the pope would visit the African nations on July 2-7, “at the invitation of their respective heads of state and bishops.”
He will spend July 2-5 in the Congolese cities of Kinshasa and Goma, and July 5-7 in the South Sudanese capital Juba.
“The program and further details of the journey will be announced in due course,” the press office said.