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Francisco will visit Argentina in 2016

He will participate in the National Eucharistic Congress and the Bicentennial celebration of Independence in Tucuman

They confirmed that the pope Francisco will visit Argentina in 2016. Specifically go to the province of Tucumán and participate in the National Eucharistic Congress and the Bicentennial celebration of Independence in July of that year. The announcement was made during a session of the Parliament of the NOA, where the vice of Santiago del Estero, Tucumán, Salta, Jujuy, Catamarca and La Rioja who had visited the pope Francisco in April, received confirmation and reported.

The vice had been received at the Vatican by Pope Argentina, at the public hearing. Then, Francisco hold private dialogues of several minutes each. "Everybody asked us to pray for him and we confirmed the visit in 2016," said the deputy governor of Salta, Andres Costas Zotto. José Emilio Neder, vice governor of Santiago del Estero and host of Parliament NOA revealed that the Pope "is inseparable from our country" and stressed that Francisco asked them to work "strongly against drug trafficking, trafficking in persons and smuggling of weapons”.

trasation: Belén Zapata