Papal travel Archives - Crux



  • Pope Francis will re-use popemobiles for his Chile trip

    Pope Francis will re-use popemobiles for his Chile trip

    Two identical 2015 Jeep Wranglers – which were used during Pope Francis’s 2015 visit to New York, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and his trip to Mexico in 2016 – will be imported to Chile for the pope’s visit to the country in January. Organizers said reusing the vehicles was meant “to carry the message of environmental sustainability that we want to give this visit.”

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  • Cardinal of Dhaka visits Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

    Cardinal of Dhaka visits Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

    Cardinal Patrick D’Rozario, the Archbishop of Dhaka – Bangladesh’s capital – visited several Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh on September 24-25. The cardinal said, “I wanted to be with them, to be together with them, to share in my own way, their pain; and importantly, to prepare a way for Caritas to go to serve them.”

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  • Pope trip to Congo won’t happen until after elections, says Vatican ambassador

    Pope trip to Congo won’t happen until after elections, says Vatican ambassador

    Archbishop Luis Mariano Montemayor, the papal nuncio to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, says there is a danger that if Pope Francis visits the country before elections are organized, politicians could use the visit to score political points. He also called the Congo a “predatory state” where politicians are more concerned about amassing wealth than taking care of the needs of the people.

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