Pope Francis to visit Thailand and Japan in November

epa07830624 Pope Francis greets people as he arrives at Le Sanctuaire du Pere Laval, or Pere Laval's Shrine in Port Louis, Mauritius, 09 September 2019. Tens of thousands of people welcomed Pope Francis in Mauritius in the final leg of his three-nation Africa tour which has taken in Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius. EPA-EFE/DAI KUROKAWA

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The Holy See Press Office announced Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to Thailand and Japan from 19 to 26 November. He will be the second Pope to visit these two Asian countries, after Pope John Paul II.

The Pope’s next Apostolic Journey will see him visiting two Asian countries: Thailand, from 20 to 23 November, and then Japan from 23 to 26 November, where he will visit Tokyo, Nagasaki and Hiroshima. A detailed program of the visit will be announced later.


Via Vatican news

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