The Pope Will Vacation at Castel Gandolfo

Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese,
27 Apr 2011

After Easter, Pope Benedict XVI, will leave Rome to rest for a few days at his residence in Castel Gandolfo.

During that time, he will receive few visits while he devots his time to regain his strenght for the Beatification of Pope John Paul II.

On Wednesday, he will fly back to Rome by helicopter, only for a few hours to preside over the General Audience. On Sunday, May 1st, he will preside over the Beatification of Pope John Paul II in St. Peter's square.