Skip navigation

He was the most-travelled of popes

Continued from Page 3

Mexico, January 1979

Poland, June 1979

S. Korea, May 1984

Canada, September 1984

Africa, August 1985

India, February 1986

Chile, April 1987

U.S., August 1993

Cuba, January 1998

Israel, March 2000

Syria, May 2001

Ukraine, June 2001

1979

Jan. 25: Dominican Republic, Mexico (Third General Conference of Latin American Bishops, Puebla) and the Bahamas

June 2-10: Poland

Sep. 29-Oct. 8: Ireland, the United Nations and the United States

Nov. 28-30: Turkey

1980

May 2-12: Zaire, Republic of Congo, Kenya, Ghana, Upper Volta, Ivory Coast

May 30-June 2: France

June 30-July 12: Brazil

Nov. 15-19: West Germany

1981

Feb. 16-27: Pakistan, the Philippines, Guam (U.S.), Japan, and Anchorage (U.S.)

1982

Feb. 12-19: Nigeria, Benin, Gabon and Equatorial Guinea

May 12-15: Portugal

May 28-June 2: Britain

June 10-13: Argentina

June 15: Switzerland

August 29: Republic of San Marino

Oct. 31-Nov. 9: Spain

1983

March 2-10: Portugal and Central America-Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, El Salvador, Guatemala, Hondurans, Belsize, and Haiti.

June 16-23: Poland

Aug. 14-15: France

Sept. 10-13: Austria

1984

May 2-12: S.Korea, Papua-New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, United States and Thailand

June 12-17: Switzerland

Sept. 9-12: Canada

Oct. 10-13: Spain, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico

1985

Jan 26-Feb. 6: Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Trinidad-Tobago

May 11-21: Netherlands, Luxembourg and Belgium

Aug. 8-19: Togo, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Republic of Central Africa, Zaire, Kenya, Morocco

Sept.9: Switzerland

1986

Jan. 21-Feb. 10: India

July 1-8: Columbia and Saint Lucia

Oct. 4-7: France

Nov. 18-Dec.1: Bangladesh, Singapore, Fiji Islands, New Zealand, Australia, and Seychelles

1987

March 31 - April 13: Uruguay, Chile and Argentina; celebration in Buenos Aires of the Second World Youth Day

April 30 - May 4: Germany

June 8-14: Poland

Sept. 10-21: U.S. and Canada

1988

May 7-19: Uruguay, Bolivia, Paraguay and Peru

June 23-27: Austria

Sept. 10-20: Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland

Oct. 8-11: the European Institutions of Strasbourg and to the dioceses of Strasbourg, Metz and Nancy, France

1989

April 28-May 6: Madagascar, Reunion, Zambia and Malawi

June 1-10: Norway, Iceland, Finland, Denmark, Sweden

Aug. 19-21: Santiago de Compostela, Spain for Fourth World Youth Day and to Asturias

Oct. 6-10: Seoul, Indonesia and Mauritius

1990

Jan 25-Feb. 1: Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Burkina Faso, and Chad

Apr 21: Czechoslovakia

May 6-14: Mexico and Curacao

May 25: Malta

Sept. 1-10: Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda and Ivory Coast

1991

May 10-13: May 10-13: Portugal

June 1-9: Poland

Aug. 13-20: Czestochowa (Poland) for the Sixth World Youth Day and Hungary

Oct. 12-21: Brazil

1992

Feb. 19-26: Senegal, Gambia and Guinea

June 4 - 10: Angola and Sao Tome and Principe

October 9-14: Santo Domingo, for the fifth centenary of evangelization of Latin America and Fourth General Conference of the Latin American Episcopate

1993

Feb. 3-10: Benin, Uganda and Kartoum

April 25: Albania

June 12: Spain

Aug. 9-16: Jamaica, Mexico and Denver, for Eighth World Youth Day

Sept. 4-10: Lithuania. Latvia, Estonia (First visit by a pope to these countries)

1994

Sept. 10-11: Zagreb, Croatia

1995

Jan. 11-21: Manila, for the World Youth Day, to Papua New Guinea, Australia and Sir Lanka

May 20-23: Czech Republic

June 3-4: Belgium

June 30: Slovak Republic

Sep. 14: Africa

Oct. 4: U.S. On Rome-NY flight, Pope reaches the million km mark

1996

Feb. 5-12: Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Venezuela

Apr. 14: Tunisia

May 17-19: Slovenia

June 21-23: Germany

Sept. 6-7: Hungary

Sept. 19-22: France

1997

April 12-14: Sarajevo

April 25-28: Czech Republic

May 10-11: Lebanon

May 30 - June 10: Poland

Aug. 21: Paris, for 12th World Youth Day

Oct. 2-6: Rio de Janeiro, for Second World Meeting with Families

1998

Jan. 21-26: Cuba

Mar. 21: Nigeria

June 19-21: Austria

Oct.2: Croatia

1999

Jan 22: Mexico and the U.S.

May 7: Romania

June 5: Poland

Sept 19: Slovenia

Nov. 5: India and Georgia

2000

Feb. 2-26: Mount Sinai

March 20-26: Israel and Jerusalem

May 12-13: Portugal

2001

May 4-9: Greece, Syria and Malta

June 23-27: Ukraine

Sept. 22-27: Kazakhstan, Armenia

2002

May 22-23: Azerbaijan

May 23-26: Bulgaria

July 23-29: Canada

July 29-30: Guatemala

July 30-Aug. 2: Mexico

Aug. 16-19: Poland

2003

May 3-4: Spain

June 5-9: Croatia

June 22 Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sept. 11-14: Slovak Republic

2004

June 5-6: Switzerland

Aug. 14: France

(Monday, April 4, 2005)

Recommend this article? 0 votes

Back to top