AP NEWS
Related topics

Pope To Visit Hoky Land in March

November 17, 1999

VATICAN CITY (AP) _ Pope John Paul II will visit the Holy Land in March, a Vatican official said today in the first confirmation of the long-awaited trip.

No details were given, but John Paul has been invited by both Israeli and Palestinian authorities.

Archbishop Crescenzio Sepe gave the confirmation at a news conference updating Vatican plans for celebrations of the millennium.

AP RADIO
Update hourly