Wednesday, 24th April 2024

Pontifical Status

The Rector, Mons. John Fleming meeting Pope John Paul II (28 March 1998) Copyright-L’OSSERVATORE ROMANO 00120 Città Del Vaticano

On Saturday, 28 March 1998, the community of the Pontifical Irish College, Rome, was received in Audience by His Holiness, Pope St John Paul II. The community was led by the Rector, Monsignor John Fleming, and accompanied by the Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, His Grace, Most Reverend Seán Brady. This Audience of the Holy Father was given to mark the Fiftieth Anniversary of the granting of Pontifical Status to the College by His Holiness, Pope Pius XII on 25 January 1948