The Holy Father asked for prayers as he prepares for the five-day journey.
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Pope Francis may on Sept. 14 celebrate a Divine Liturgy in the Byzantine rite while he is in Prešov.
The Holy Father also announced he will travel to Slovakia in September as part of Vatican-confirmed scheduled trip.
Missionary life is for every Christian with a living faith, he said Nov. 21.
‘Through you, the future is coming to Madagascar and to the Church,’ the Holy Father declared at a prayer vigil for young people.
During his six-day visit beginning tomorrow, the Holy Father will visit Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius.
NEWS ANALYSIS: The Balkan nation is troubled by deep political divisions and by tensions with its neighbors.
Feb. 3-5 trip to the United Arab Emirates will provide gauge of regional relations between Muslims and Christians.
Archdiocese of Santiago statement: ‘We are deeply pained by these incidents, which contradict the spirit of peace that animates the Pope’s visit to the country.’