Benedict XVI will travel to
Benin this November to sign the postsynodal exhortation of the Second Special Assembly for Africa of the Synod of Bishops.
The Vatican press office released the itinerary of the Pope's three-day trip to the West African nation, which marks the second time the Holy Father has traveled to
Africa during his Pontificate. In 2009, he traveled to Cameroon and Angola to present the "instrumentum laboris" for the African synod, which took place later that year.On Friday, Nov. 18, the Pope will depart Rome in the morning and arrive at 3 p.m. in Benin's capital, Cotonou and complete his itinerary on Sunday, Nov. 20 before returning to . Rome