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Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 4.52 GMT

Pope confirms Sri Lanka visit in 2015


Pope Francis confirmed Monday(May 26) that he will visit the Philippines and Sri Lanka in January 2015. He is to pay a 2-day visit to Sri Lanka.

The announcement was made on his return to Rome after touring in the Middle East.

Pope Francis said he would travel to Sri Lanka for two days and the Philippines in January 2015. And he suggested that he might follow in emeritus Pope Benedict XVI’s footsteps and retire if he no longer had the strength to do the job.



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