Skip to comments.Pope 'may visit Ireland in 2012' says Martin McGuinness
Posted on 09/22/2010 4:55:09 PM PDT by markomalley
The Pope could visit Ireland in 2012, Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness has said.
Northern Ireland's deputy first minister was asked at a Stormont committee meeting about why he and First Minister Peter Robinson did not meet the Pope last week in Scotland.
Mr McGuinness said it was a British state visit and he would be pleased to meet the Pope when he visited Ireland.
"I also have some grounds for believing that could happen as soon as 2012," he added.
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