Kiko, Carmen and Fr. Mario, initiators of the Neo Catechumenal Way and promoters of the Domus Galilaeae project, together with the architects who have worked on the plans for the construction, were awaiting him; the Holy Father made no secret of his sincere affection for the initiators of the Neo-Catechumenal Way, and stated
. After the presentations, the Holy Father blessed the Sanctuary of the Word. The Holy Father gave the impression that he felt at home there to the point that it appeared that he did not want to leave.
24 MARCH 2000