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Confirmed: Pope Francis will visit Macedonia in May

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The Macedonian Government has announced that Pope Francis will visit Macedonia on May 7th 2019.

It will be part of his Balkan visit, which will also take him to Bulgaria. This is the first visit by the Pontiff to Macedonia since its independence.

Lately the Macedonian capital Skopje has grown in importance, as the birth place of Mother Teresa. It’s expected that the Pope will visit her memorial home.