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Pope Francis in prayer with the New Martyrs in the basilica of St. Bartholomew on the next April 22

April 19 2017 - ROME, ITALY

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The visit will be in live streaming on the website and Facebook. Follow the updates

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The Community of Sant'Egidio welcomes with great joy the news that Pope Francis will visit the basilica of St. Bartholomew on the next April 22. Here the statement of the director of the Vatican press office, Greg Burke.

The visit will be on Saturdat 22nd at 4,50 pm (Italy time). It will be streamed live on the website in italian and english.

Further updates will be published in the next hours

The prayer of the Pope in a place that since the Jubilee of 2000, at the behest of John Paul II, keeps the memoirs of contemporary martyrs takes on a very special significance in times marked by the suffering of so many Christians in the world and in the light of Easter.