Pope Francis trip to Slovakia 2021

Pope Francis will visit four cities in Slovakia on September 12-15, 2021, after traveling to Budapest in neighboring Hungary to celebrate the closing Mass of the International Eucharistic Congress 2021.

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The Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist in Prešov, mother church of the Slovakian Archdiocese of Prešov. Credit: Szeder László via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0).

Pope Francis to visit Slovakia during important anniversary year for Ruthenian Catholics

Jul 19, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

When Pope Francis travels to Slovakia in September, one of his stops will be Prešov. Located in the east, the... Read more

The Basilica of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows in Šaštín, Slovakia.

Pope Francis will visit this pilgrimage destination of saints in Slovakia

Jul 9, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The basilica contains a renowned image of Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows. Read more

Cardinal Péter Erdő at a press conference for the International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest, June 14, 2021.

Church leaders in Hungary and Slovakia welcome confirmation of papal visit

Jul 5, 2021

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis is expected to visit the countries on Sept. 12-15. Read more

Pope Francis gives his Sunday Angelus address overlooking St. Peter's Square June 27, 2021.

Vatican confirms Pope Francis will visit Slovakia in September 2021

Jul 4, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis will visit four Slovakian cities from Sept. 12-15. Read more