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Nov 13, 2019

This week, veteran Vatican reporter Gerard O'Connell speaks to Sebastian Gomes, who is filling in for Colleen Dulle.

First, they discuss a possible papal trip to South Sudan. Second, they talk about the pope's confirmed trip in a few weeks to Japan and Thailand. Lastly, they talk about the meeting of the U.S. Bishops Conference which takes place this week, and the news that Bishop Jose Gomez will be the new president of the conference.

The next episode of Inside the Vatican will be in December, when Gerry has returned from the papal trip.

Show notes:

Read more about the pope's desire to visit South Sudan here

Read more about the pope's trip to Thailand and Japan here

Read a profile of Bishop Jose Gomez