Holy Father to take Alpine holiday


 Pope Benedict XVI is going to take a vacation at the alpine resort of Les Combes, in the Italian region of Valle d'Aosta, from July 11 to 28, the vatican announced yesterday. During this period, the Wednesday general audiences will be suspended. On Sunday July 16 and Sunday July 23, the Pope will pray the Angelus from his residence in Les Combes. Upon the conclusion of his stay in Valle d'Aosta, the Pope will travel to his summer residence at Castelgandolfo south of Rome, where he will remain until the end of September. Over the summer period, all private and special audiences are suspended. The general audiences will resume regularly from Wednesday, August 2. Source: VIS

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