POPE FRANCIS PERU DOOM! 36 Die As Bus Plunges Off 'DEVIL'S CURVE' Days Before Pope's Arrival In Peru

Doom has already arrived in Peru ahead of the Pope's visit.

The Pope is to visit Chile & Peru in a couple of weeks.

Today in Peru - a bus plunged of a cliff killing at least 36.

The bus plunged off the 'Devil's Curve'

Of course the pope will send up prayers tomorrow for the victims.

At least 36 are killed dead when bus plunges 260 feet off a cliff after being hit by a tractor trailer on a highway known as 'Devil's Curve' in Peru

At least 36 people were killed when a bus tumbled down a cliff onto a rocky beach Tuesday along a narrow stretch of highway known as the 'Devil's Curve,' Peruvian police and fire officials said. The bus was carrying 57 passengers to Peru's capital when it was struck by a tractor trailer shortly before noon and plunged down the slope, said Claudia Espinoza with Peru's voluntary firefighter brigade. The blue bus came to rest upside down on a strip of shore next to the Pacific, the lifeless bodies of passengers strewn among the rocks. Source

Pope's schedule for visit to Peru

Thursday, Jan. 18 (Santiago, Iquique, Lima)

-- 8:05 a.m. (6:05 a.m.) Departure by plane for Iquique.

-- 10:35 a.m. (8:35 a.m.) Arrival at Iquique International Airport.

-- 11:30 a.m. (9:30 a.m.) Mass at Lobito beach. Homily by pope.

-- 2 p.m. (12 p.m.) Lunch at the Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes retreat house.

-- 4:45 p.m. (2:45 p.m.) Departure ceremony at the Iquique international airport.

-- 5:05 p.m. (3:05 p.m.) Departure by plane for Lima.

-- 5:20 p.m. Arrival at the Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima. Welcoming ceremony.

Friday, Jan. 19 (Lima, Puerto Maldonado, Lima)

-- 8:30 a.m. Meeting with government authorities, members of civil society and the diplomatic corps in the courtyard of the presidential palace. Speech by pope.

-- 9 a.m. Courtesy visit to Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, president of the republic, in the Ambassadors Room of the presidential palace.

-- 9:55 a.m. Departure by plane for Puerto Maldonado.

-- 11:45 a.m. Arrival at Puerto Maldonado airport.

-- 12 p.m. Meeting with people of the Amazon at "Madre de Dios" stadium. Speech by pope.

-- 1 p.m. Meeting with the people at the Jorge Basadre Institute. Greeting by pope.

-- 1:15 p.m. Lunch with representatives of people of the Amazon at the Apaktone Pastoral Center.

-- 3:45 p.m. Visit to the "Hogar Principito" children's home. Greeting by pope.

-- 4:50 p.m. Departure by plane for Lima.

-- 6:40 p.m. Arrival at the Lima airport.

-- 7 p.m. Private meeting with Jesuits at St. Peter's Church.

Saturday, Jan. 20 (Lima, Trujillo, Lima)

-- 7:40 a.m. Departure by plane for Trujillo.

-- 9:10 a.m. Arrival in Trujillo.

-- 10 a.m. Mass at Huanchaco beach. Homily by pope.

-- 12:15 p.m. Tour of the Buenos Aires neighborhood inpopemobile.

-- 3 p.m. Brief visit to the city's cathedral.

-- 3:30 p.m. Meeting with priests, men and women religious, seminarians and novices of northern Peru at Sts. Carlos and Marcelo College Seminary. Speech by pope.

-- 4:45 p.m. Marian celebration of Our Lady of La Puerta at Plaza de Armas. Speech by pope.

-- 6:15 p.m. Departure by plane for Lima.

-- 7:40 p.m. Arrival in Lima.

Sunday, Jan. 21 (Lima)

-- 9:15 a.m. Mid-morning prayer with contemplative nuns at the Shrine of Our Lord of the Miracles. Homily by pope.

-- 10:30 a.m. Prayer before the relics of Peruvian saints in the city's cathedral.

-- 10:50 a.m. Meeting with Peru's bishops in the archbishop's residence. Speech by pope.

-- Noon. Recitation of the Angelus at Plaza de Armas.

-- 12:30 p.m. Lunch at the apostolic nunciature.

-- 4:15 p.m. Mass at Las Palmas Air Base. Homily by pope.

-- 6:30 p.m. Departure ceremony at Jorge Chavez International Airport.

-- 6:45 p.m. Departure by plane for Rome.

Monday, Jan. 22

-- 2:15 p.m. (8:15 a.m.) Arrival at Rome's Ciampino airport.


  1. People in Peru will get the special privilege to see Pope Francis, and all some of the victims of the bus crash will have (we can hope) is the Beatific Vision.


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