Although the Catholic Church does not confirm any date, Pope Francis could set foot in Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré on the occasion of the feast of Saint Anne on July 26, according to Minister Geneviève Guilbault.
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At least that's what she dropped Monday, during a press briefing on a new river shuttle linking Quebec to Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré.
However, the detailed program of the papal visit, from July 24 to 29 in Canada, has not yet been made public.
All we know is that it will stop in Edmonton, Iqaluit and in the Quebec region. In order or out of order.
"It seems to me that it's public...", first launched the Minister of Public Security, visibly annoyed to be questioned by the journalists on this subject.
She then added that the details “may be announced by other people than me eventually. »
“There is really no confirmed date for Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré. We expect confirmation within two weeks, ”reiterated the spokesperson for the Catholic Church in Quebec, Valérie Roberge-Dion, Monday.