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Matteo Bruni, director of the Holy See Press Office, confirmed the trip in a statement issued Monday.

Pope Francis to Visit Kazakhstan in September

In recent months Kazakhstan has been discussed as a potential location for a meeting between Pope Francis and Orthodox Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, who also was expected to participate in the congress.

Pope Francis meets with ambassadors accredited to the Holy See Dec. 4, 2020.

Ambassador: Kazakhstan Expects Visit From Pope Francis in 2021

In an interview with EWTN Dec. 4, Alibek Bakayev said that Kazakhstan was planning to host the seventh edition of the congress of the leaders of world and traditional religions in 2021, and the ambassador expected that Pope Francis would attend.