USA –May 5-17, 2017, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, will travel to the USA for a pastoral visit, to meet with Priests, Knights of the Holy Sepulcher, some political and business leaders.
During this trip, Archbishop Pizzaballa will visit the Arabic –speaking communities of faithful in Diaspora in the parishes of St. Thomas More in San Francisco, St. Joseph in Los Angeles, and the Good Shepherd community at Immaculate Conception/St. Mary’s in New York, where he will meet with Priests of the Latin Patriarchate, and administer the Sacraments of First Holy Communion and Confirmation to children in the parishes.
The Apostolic Administrator will also meet with the Knights and Ladies of the Holy Sepulcher and the Bishops of the Dioceses he will be visiting. He will also discuss the situation in the Middle East with some political figures.