Home - VIS Vatican - Receive VIS - Contact us - Calendar

The Vatican Information Service is a news service, founded in the Holy See Press Office, that provides information about the Magisterium and the pastoral activities of the Holy Father and the Roman Curia...[]

Last 5 news

VISnews in Twitter Go to YouTube

Monday, October 31, 2005


VATICAN CITY, OCT 29, 2005 (VIS) - Holy See Press Office Director Joaquin Navarro-Valls made the following declaration this afternoon:

  "This morning, the Holy Father Benedict XVI undertook a private pilgrimage to the Marian shrine of the 'Mother of Grace' at Mentorella (in the diocese of Tivoli, province of Rome).

  "There he celebrated Mass in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary, returning to the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican in the early afternoon."

  Pope John Paul II also visited the Mentorella Shrine on October 29. In his case it was October 29, 1978 and was the first visit outside Rome of his pontificate.
OP/PILGRIMAGE SHRINE/NAVARRO-VALLS                VIS 20051031 (120)

No comments:

Post a Comment

Copyright © VIS - Vatican Information Service