The Czech bishops had invited Pope Benedict XVI to visit the Czech Republic after a scheduled visit to Austria. However, the bishops reportedly received a letter from the Vatican recently indicating that the Pope cannot come on the originally proposed date, reported Czech News Agency.
The itinerary of the Pope's two-day Czech visit included a tour Brno and Prague and meeting with Czech President Vaclav Klaus.
The Czech bishops have said they want to propose another time for a possible papal visit.
.- The Czech Catholic Bishops Conference are going back to the drawing board to propose new dates for a papal visit, after receiving a letter from the Vatican indicating that the Pope could not travel to the Czech Republic next September.