Vatican confirms: Pope is coming to Balkans

The Vatican has confirmed that Pope Francis will visit Bulgaria and Macedonia from May 5-7, 2019.

Source: Beta, AFP
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(Tanjug/AP, file)
(Tanjug/AP, file)

"Accepting the invitation of the top authorities and of the Catholic Church" the pope will be in Bulgaria from May 5-7, and on May 7 in Macedonia, a Vatican spokesperson said on Thursday.

The government of Macedonia announced that the pope will visit Skopje, the birthplace of Mother Theresa, during his visit on May 7 next year.

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