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Pope Extends Blessing While Flying Over Island

Pope Extends Blessing While Flying Over Island

[Updated] While flying over Bermuda yesterday on his way to Cuba, Pope Francis contacted Bermuda Air Traffic Control saying he wished to pray for Bermuda, and extended his blessings upon us all, and askedĀ God to grant “wellbeing and peace” on Bermuda and our citizens.On Saturday afternoon, September 19, 2015, Flight Crew members from... Read more of this article

History: Bermuda’s Only Papal Visit In 1968

History: Bermuda’s Only Papal Visit In 1968

Almost ten percent of Bermuda’s population descended on the airport on August 24, 1968 to greet Pope Paul VI when he made a brief stopover on the island after visiting Colombia. The pontiff’s three-hour layover here marked the island’s only papal visit to date. Between four and five thousand locals jammed the airport to greet the former... Read more of this article