In the Secretariat of the Vatican City, he introduced a special announcement about the return of Pope Francis to Argentina before the end of the year.
“Next year the idea is to go to Argentina, let’s see if it’s possible,” the Pope said on May 25, in a Vatican meeting with young people from schools meeting the Foundation and a group of 50 mothers and fathers. from Latin America, which participated all week in a workshop on the environment and “eco-cities”.
The first signs of his return were known last March, after the Supreme Pontiff gave several interviews to the Argentine media on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of his pontificate, and announced that he wanted to come to Argentina. One of them went to Gustavo Sylvestre for C5N, which Ámbito later replicated in a digital and paper version.
In his interviews, the Supreme Pontiff said that he had planned a visit for the end of 2017 and that it would be similar to what John Paul II had done in 1987, which included Chile and Uruguay in his trip, but that plan was frustrated. during the elections in the Trans-Andean region, when the Popes are not at the places of continuous elections. In preparation for the trip, it is planned that the religious will not only visit his country of origin, but also go through Uruguay and southern Brazil.
When is Pope Francis coming?
In the meantime, the Secretariat of the Vatican City would announce the official schedule on the day closest to the end of the year 2023. It is excluded that the time of his visit may coincide with any national or religious day in 2024.
In the last few years, Francisco has been warned not to travel to Argentina in order not to be placed on one or the other side of the “crack” and this conflict would still worsen. After all, the Argentinian pope has always cut out definitions that are bordering on the social and political.
News of a possible visit to Buenos Aires was again published in a morning paper from the autonomous city of Buenos Aires. But Mbito has already revealed the necessary conditions for his return to the country: the departure of Mario Poli from the Buenos Aires Cathedral and the change of the head of the Episcopal Conference of Argentina, Oscar Ojea. The expectation of the appointment of a new Argentine cardinal is growing. After these steps are taken, the days and activities of Jorge Bergoglio in Argentina will be announced.
Where did Pope Francis speak?
The event, in which Pope Francis spoke, was held at the Pontifical Patristic Institute “Augustinian”, from the schools meeting the movement and development of the Bank of Latin America (CAF). The congress was attended by 50 mayors from Latin America and Europe.
This afternoon, the Pontiff met with the young scholars, also in a videoconference with various parts of the world, Argentina, the United States, Mexico and the Colombian Amazon.
In addition, the Supreme Pontiff joined a group of elderly and young people from a residence in Spain that is part of the inter-general organization “Estar Juntos”. In one of these connections the Pontiff was asked: “Do you want to travel to Argentina?” And Francis answered: “My opinion is the journey next year. We’ll see if it’s possible.”