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.
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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.
‘We are men and women of praise,’ the Holy Father said Sept. 8.
‘We bishops, like the sower, are called to spread seeds of faith and hope on this earth,’ he said Sept. 7.