Pope to visit Our Lady of Bonaria, Cagliari, this September

Pope Francis told pilgrims at the Wednesday audience that he wants to visit a shrine dedicated to Our Lady of Bonaria in Caglieri, Sardinia, probably in September. He explained that there is a strong bond of brotherhood between his native city of Buenos Aires and Cagliari, from an old story that recounts how at the moment of founding the City of Buenos Aires the founder had wanted to name it after the Holy Trinity, but the sailors, who had brought him there, were Sardinian and they wanted him call it the City of Our Lady of Buenos Aires [Fair winds]. They argued and negotiations followed deciding on the rather long name of the City of the Holy Trinity and Port of Our Lady of Buenos Aires, but in t …

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