List of pastoral visits of Pope Francis outside Italy

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Pastoral visits of Pope Francis

This is a list of pastoral visits of Pope Francis outside Italy.

2013[edit]

Brazil (July 22 to July 28, 2013)[edit]

Francis visited Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for World Youth Day. This was the only scheduled foreign trip for him in the year. Throughout the celebrations, Francis gathered up to 3.5 million pilgrims at Copacabana Beach.[1] It was previously scheduled for his predecessor, Benedict XVI, before his resignation.

2014[edit]

Israel, Jordan and Palestine (May 24 to May 26, 2014)[edit]

Francis will visit Amman, Bethlehem and Jerusalem from 24-26 May. The trip was announced during the Sunday Angelus on January 5, 2014.[2]

South Korea (August 14 to August 18, 2014)[edit]

Pope Francis will visit South Korea on August 14 to August 18 on the occasion of the Sixth Asian Youth Day. [3]

Campaigns[edit]

On the "exposition of Jesuit St Francis Xavier", The BJP-ruled Goa sought to have the pope visit Goa on 2014.[4]

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