BREAKING: Pope Francis Has Confirmed That He Will Travel To Ireland In August 2018
The Pope has confirmed this news with Taoiseach Enda Kenny
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has, just today, held a 23-minute meeting with Pope Francis in the Vatican.
The meeting was requested several weeks ago following the invitation to the pope by the Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference, enquiring about a potential visit to Ireland for the World Meeting of Families in two years' time.
And during this 23-minute chat - an agreement was come to.
BREAKING: Pope Francis has confirmed he will travel to Ireland in August 2018, acc to Taoiseach Enda Kenny— Tony Connelly (@tconnellyRTE) November 28, 2016
The last Pontiff to travel to Ireland was Pope John Paul II in 1979, where he made the incredibly famous 'People of Ireland, I love you' speech in Phoenix Park.