Pope Francis will visit Houston on November 19, 2018, marking the fourth consecutive year that he will visit the city.
The visit marks the beginning of the pontiff’s third international visit and the third to the Houston area.
The pontiff will visit churches and convents in the area where he has made several visits, including the U.S. mission and the National Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.
Pope Francis was elected to the papacy in 2015.
On the eve of the visit, the Houston Chronicle reported that the pontiffs plans included visiting the U,S.
Mission to Haiti, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the U-M, the George R. Brown Convention Center, the St. Louis University Medical Center, and the American Legion Post 841 in Houston.
In 2018, the pontists plans included a stop at the American Civil Liberties Union headquarters and the US Capitol.
Pope John Paul II also visited Houston in 2013.
The Pontiff will also visit the Houston Methodist Episcopal Church, the John Pauls Memorial Baptist Church, and a memorial service to the victims of the 9/11 attacks at the Texas Capitol in 2019.
Source: Houston Chronicle article