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January 29, 2016. They hope that tens of thousands of people will view the remains of the saint.Beginning on February 5, the remains of two popular Italian saints will arrive at the Vatican. They are Padre Pio and Leopoldo Mandic.MSGR. RINO FISICHELLAOrganizer, Jubilee of Mercy"It is a novelty for two poor friars who never left their village when they were alive to be transferred to Rome with so much solemnity. It is something extraordinary.”Two urns with the remains of these two saints will travel through the streets of Rome in a procession before arriving at the basilica. Given their popularity, the Vatican hopes thousands of people will be there to receive them.
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