Papal Visit to Iqaluit Confirmed – July 29, 2022
The Vatican has confirmed that Pope Francis will be visiting Iqaluit on July 29, 2022, as part of the six-day “Walking Together” visit to Canada.
Below is the schedule of events for the Iqaluit visit:
• 3:50 PM – Pope Francis arrives at the Iqaluit airport
• 4:15 PM – Pope Francis holds a private meeting with residential school survivors
• 5:00 PM – Pope Francis attends outdoor event, open to the public, at Nakasuk Elementary School
• 6:15 PM – Departure ceremony at the Iqaluit airport
• 6:45 PM – Pope Francs departs from Iqaluit
More information on the events will be provided leading up to the events.
For more information on the Papal visit, residents can visit www.papalvisit.ca
Nunavut Inuit interested in attending or participating in the events are asked to register with Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI). For more information, residents can visit their website.
For additional information, please contact:
Communications and Customer Service Manager
City of Iqaluit
867-979-5607 | firstname.lastname@example.org