Pope Francis to Visit Singapore in September

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Pope Francis will visit Singapore from Sept 11 to 13, bringing renewed fervour to Catholics in Singapore and uniting them in faith and mission.

SINGAPORE - Pope Francis will visit Singapore from Sept 11 to 13, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Singapore confirmed on April 12.In a statement on its website, the Archdiocese said it was sharing the news of the Pope’s visit, which was confirmed by The Holy See, with great “jubilation and thanksgiving”.

“It is my hope that this visit of the Holy Father, Pope Francis, will bring renewed fervour to all Catholics in Singapore, uniting them in faith and mission, especially in these most challenging of times.” The tour, which had been earlier scheduled for August, will mark only the second papal visit to Singapore.

Reports of an Asia-Pacific tour first appeared in January in two Catholic media outlets – America and EWTN Vatican.confirmed that Pope Francis would visit Indonesia on Sept 3.

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