27 April 2014

Angola: Parliament Speaker Attends Canonization of Popes

Vatican City — The Speaker of National Assembly, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos has been since Friday in Rome, Italy , to attend the ceremony of canonization of Pope John XXIII and John Paul II in Vatican City set for Sunday.

Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos was received at Roma airport by the Angolan ambassador to the Holy See, Armindo Fernando do Espirito Santo Vieira, among other diplomats in Italy.

The Parliament leader's agenda include participation in socialisation at the Angolan ambassador's residence to the Holy See on Saturday.

The beatification ceremony is taking place Sunday in St. Peter's Square.

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