Pope to visit Chile, Peru in 2018

2017-06-20 05:48
(Antonio Calanni, AP)

(Antonio Calanni, AP)

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Vatican City - The Vatican says Pope Francis will visit Chile and Peru in 2018.

The Holy See announced on Monday that Francis will visit Chile from January 15-18, then head to Peru, where he'll stay until January 21.

The cities on the Argentine-born pontiff's itinerary include Chile's capital, Santiago, and the Peruvian capital, Lima. He'll also visit Temuco and Iquique in Chile and Puerto Maldonado and Trujillo in Peru, with details of his travels to be announced at a later date, according to the Vatican.

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