The government has announced that Pope Francis will be visiting Macedonia on May 7th, next year, after being invited by the state government.

For now, it is certain that the head of the Roman Catholic Church will visit Skopje, the birthplace of the holy Mother Teresa. For more details of the visit, the Government will release more details closer to the time.

Pope Francis will arrive in Macedonia from Bulgaria, where he will be on a two-day visit, and will visit the capital Sofia and the town of Rakovski.