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History of the Apostolic journeys

PASTORAL VISITS OF HOLY FATHER

2021

  • Apostolic Journey to Hungary and Slovakia (12-15 September 2021)

  • Apostolic Journey to the Republic of Iraq (5-8 March 2021)

2020

  • Visit to Bari for the meeting of reflection and spirituality, “Mediterranean: frontier of peace” (23 February 2020)

  • In 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Holy Father Francis did not make any foreign apostolic journey.

2019

  • Apostolic Journey to Thailand and Japan (19-26 November 2019)

  • Apostolic Journey to Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius (4 -10 September 2019)

  • Visit to the earthquake-affected areas of the diocese of Camerino-San Severino Marche (16 June 2019)

  • Apostolic Journey to Romania (31 May - 2 June 2019)

  • Apostolic Journey to Bulgaria and North Macedonia (5-7 May 2019)

  • Apostolic Journey to Morocco (30-31 March 2019)

  • Visit to Loreto (25 March 2019)

  • Apostolic Journey to the United Arab Emirates (3-5 February 2019)

  • Apostolic Journey to Panama for the 34th World Youth Day (23-28 January 2019)

2018

  • Apostolic Journey to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia (22-25 September 2018)

  • Pastoral Visit to the dioceses of Piazza Armerina and Palermo for the 25th anniversary of the death of Blessed Pino Puglisi (15 September 2018)

  • Apostolic Visit to Ireland on the occasion of the World Meeting of Families in Dublin (25-26 August 2018)

  • Visit to Bari (7 July 2018)

  • Ecumenical Pilgrimage to Geneva (21 June 2018)

  • Pastoral Visit to Nomadelfia, in the diocese of Grosseto, to meet the Community founded by Don Zeno Saltini, and to Loppiano (Florence) in the diocese of Fiesole, to visit the International Centre of the Focolare Movement (10 May 2018)

  • Pastoral Visit to Alessano (Lecce) and Molfetta (Bari), on the 25th anniversary of the death of H.E. Msgr. Tonino Bello (20 April 2018)

  • Pastoral Visit to Pietrelcina and San Giovanni Rotondo (17 March 2018)

  • Apostolic Journey to Chile and Peru (15-22 January 2018)

2017

  • Apostolic Journey to Myanmar and Bangladesh (26 November - 2 December 2017)

  • Pastoral Visit to the Diocese of Bologna (1 October 2017)

  • Apostolic Journey to Colombia (6-11 September 2017)

  • Pilgrimage to Bozzolo (diocese of Cremona) and Barbiana (diocese of Florence) - 20 June 2017

  • Pastoral Visit to Genoa (27 May 2017)

  • Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Fátima for the 100th anniversary of the Apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Cova da Iria (12-13 May 2017)

  • Apostolic Journey to Egypt (28-29 April 2017)

  • Pastoral Visit to the Diocese of Carpi (2 April 2017)

  • Pastoral Visit to the Archdiocese of Milan (25 March 2017)

2016

  • Apostolic Journey to Sweden (31 October - 1 November 2016)

  • Apostolic Journey to Georgia and Azerbaijan (30 September - 2 October 2016)

  • Visit to Assisi for the World Day of Prayer for Peace “Thirst for peace: faiths and cultures in dialogue” (20 September 2016)

  • Visit to the Basilica of Saint Mary of the Angels - Assisi (4 August 2016)

  • Apostolic Journey to Poland, 31st World Youth Day (27-31 July 2016)

  • Apostolic Journey to Armenia (24-26 June 2016)

  • Visit to Lesvos (Greece) (16 April 2016)

  • Apostolic Journey to Mexico (12-18 February 2016)

2015

  • Apostolic Journey to Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic (25-30 November 2015)

  • Pastoral Visit to Prato and Florence (10 November 2015)

  • Apostolic Journey to Cuba, to the United States of America and Visit to the United Nations Headquarters (19-28 September 2015)

  • Apostolic Journey to Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay (5-13 July 2015)

  • Pastoral Visit to Turin (21-22 June 2015)

  • Apostolic Journey to Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) (6 June 2015)

  • Pastoral Visit to Pompeii and Naples (21 March 2015)

  • Apostolic Journey to Sri Lanka and the Philippines (12-19 January 2015)

2014

  • Apostolic Journey to Turkey (28-30 November 2014)

  • Visit to the European Parliament and the Council of Europe (25 November 2014)

  • Apostolic Journey to Tirana (Albania) (21 September 2014)

  • Celebration presided over by Pope Francis at the Military Memorial of Redipuglia on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of First World War (13 September 2014)

  • Apostolic Journey to the Republic of Korea on the occasion of the 6th Asian Youth Day (13-18 August 2014)

  • Pastoral Visit to Caserta (26 July 2014)

  • Pastoral Visit to Molise (5 July 2014)

  • Pastoral visit to Cassano all'Jonio (21 June 2014)

  • Pilgrimage to the Holy Land (24-26 May 2014)

2013

  • Pastoral Visit to Assisi (4 October 2013)

  • Pastoral Visit to Cagliari (22 September 2013)

  • Apostolic Journey to Rio de Janeiro, 28th World Youth Day (22-29 July 2013)

  • Visit to Lampedusa (8 July 2013)

Source: www.vatican.va