Peru Prepares to Receive Pope Francis
On Thursday 18 January 2018, Pope Francis will arrive at Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima to start off his three days visit to Peru. The Pope will be attended by Peruvian president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and other representatives while visiting the cities of Lima, Puerto Maldonado, and Trujillo. Before coming to Peru, the Argentine Pope will first visit neighbor country Chile. The visit of the His Holiness is expected to have a big positive influence on Peru and its community.
The Pope will fly to Lima on January 18th from Santiago where he will start his visit. The next morning the Holy Father will attend a meeting with government authorities, members of civil society and the diplomatic corps in the courtyard of the presidential palace. During this meeting, he will present a Speech a speech as well. Later that day, Pope Francis will fly to Amazon city of Puerto Maldonado where he will talk with local representatives of Pastoral Centres and visit a children’s home.
The next day, the Bishop of Rome will pay a visit Trujillo in Northern Peru. Here, he will attend a mass at Huanchaco beach and present a homily. After that, he will give another speech during the celebration of Lady of La Puerta at Plaza de Armas in Trujillo.
On his last day in Peru, Pope Francis will stay in Lima to talk with Peru’s bishops in the archbishop’s residence. At noon, he will provide a speech on the Plaza de Armas and later a mass at Las Palmas Air Base. After seven days of traveling through Chile and Peru, His Holiness will return to the Vatican on January 21st.