30th anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s voyage to Gozo on SES San Frangisk

Today, Tuesday 26th May 2020, the Virtu Ferries vessel M/V Sant John Paul II has been dressed overall to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s round trip between Valletta, St Paul’s Islands and Gozo, on another Virtu vessel, SES San Frangisk, in 1990.

The vessel, the largest high-speed RoPax operating in the Mediterranean, is named after him.

This historic voyage was the highlight of the Pope’s visit to Malta between the 25th and 27th May 1990.

Pope John Paul II was canonised on the 27th April 2014.