‘When we embrace Jesus, joy is reborn. And the joy of Jesus, in pain, is transformed into peace,’ the Holy Father assured youth.
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The Holy Father on Monday recalled the great suffering endured by the Jewish community in Slovakia during the Holocaust and encouraged Jews and Christians to be united in condemning violence and anti-Semitism.
According to the schedule released Wednesday by the Holy See, the Pope will spend about seven hours in Budapest before heading to Slovakia for a three-day state visit.
This decision was established in cooperation with the Slovakian bishops’ conference.
The Holy Father spoke of and prayed for peace at the site of the World War II bombing.
The Pope celebrated Mass for an estimated 10,000 young people in and outside of Bangkok’s Cathedral of the Assumption.
“We can grow and live together as good ‘neighbors,’” the Pope said Nov. 21.
The Catholic Church in Thailand is celebrating 350 years of Holy See recognition of the Church in Thailand.
In a video message to the country of Japan Nov. 18, Pope Francis said he prays that the power of such weapons will never again be used in the world.
Scheduled stops include Tokyo, Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The trip coincides with the 350th anniversary of the Vatican Mission to Siam.