International Eucharistic Congress 2021

The 52nd International Eucharistic Congress will take place on September 5-12 in Budapest, Hungary. The congress was originally scheduled to take place in 2020 but was postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Pope Francis is scheduled to be the principal celebrant of the closing Mass in Heroes’ Square at 11:30 a.m. on September 12.

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Cardinal Péter Erdő of Esztergom-Budapest, pictured at the Vatican on Oct. 5, 2015.

Cardinal says intercommunion not an issue in Hungary ahead of International Eucharistic Congress

May 27, 2021

By CNA Staff

Cardinal Péter Erdő is hosting the congress in Budapest on Sept. 5-12. Read more

Heroes’ Square (Hősök tere), Budapest, Hungary.

Budapest International Eucharistic Congress to open with 1,000-strong choir, First Communions

May 19, 2021

The 52nd International Eucharistic Congress will take place in Hungary on Sept. 5-12. Read more

Parliament building in Budapest, Hungary.

Cardinal Bo and Cardinal Sarah among speakers at Budapest International Eucharistic Congress

Apr 21, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The International Eucharistic Congress will take place in the Hungarian capital Sept. 5-12. Read more

Pope Francis in Ecuador in 2015.

Ecuador to host International Eucharistic Congress in 2024

Mar 20, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican announced Saturday that Pope Francis had designated the Archdiocese of Quito in Ecuador the host of the 2024... Read more

Cardinal Péter Erdő, archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary.

Cardinal: Eucharistic Congress in Budapest will be ‘a great sign of hope’ amid pandemic

Feb 1, 2021

By Luke Coppen

Cardinal Péter Erdő will host the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress in September. Read more

Catholics urged to take part in global Adoration ahead of International Eucharistic Congress

Nov 17, 2020

A cardinal has urged Catholics worldwide to take part in Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Saturday in preparation for... Read more

A family in Budapest.

International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest postponed to 2021

Apr 23, 2020

The Vatican announced Thursday that due to the health situation caused by the coronavirus, the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress, to... Read more

Millions turn out for Mass during Eucharistic Congress in the Philippines

Feb 1, 2016

Massive crowds estimated in the millions took part in the Masses and liturgical processions of the eight-day International Eucharistic Congress... Read more