Pope Francis' visit 2021

Pope Francis visits Slovakia on September 12 - 15, 2021. It is the fourth papal visit to Slovakia. 

After his arrival on Sunday, the Pope will spend the whole Monday in Bratislava, meeting with the representatives of churches, religious communities, state and the non-governmental sector. On Tuesday, Pope Francis will travel to eastern Slovakia. He will visit Prešov, where he will preside over the Byzantine Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrystosom, and Košice, where he will visit the Luník IX neighbourhood for a meeting with the Roma community. Afterwards he will attend a meeting with young people at the Lokomotiva Stadium in Košice. On Wednesday, the Pope will serve the Holy Mass on the esplanade of the National Shrine in Šaštín

Pope Francis and President Zuzana Čaputová at the airport.
It was nice while it lasted. Which wasn’t long. 20. Sep 2021, at 14:40
The four-day tour of Pope Francis in Slovakia is over, here is how it went. 15. Sep 2021, at 14:03
Foreign media see Pope Francis' visit to the Roma community in eastern Slovakia as adding to his message of inclusion.
Foreign media report on the political dimension of Pope Francis' visit to Slovakia. 15. Sep 2021, at 11:54
We must not reduce faith to mere sugar to sweeten our lives, Pope Francis says during national pilgrimage on his last day in Slovakia. 15. Sep 2021, at 11:50
Early morning in Šaštín ahead of the Pope's arrival.
Tens of thousands are attending the mass with Pope Francis. 15. Sep 2021, at 10:22
He encouraged young people not to be impacted by sadness and pessimism. 14. Sep 2021, at 23:38
Putting people in ghettos solves nothing, Francis said during his visit to Slovakia's largest segregated Roma neighbourhood. 14. Sep 2021, at 17:14
Pope Francis the crowd in Prešov.
For the first time in history, a pope served the Greco-Catholic liturgy in Slovakia. 14. Sep 2021, at 12:56
Pope Francis meets with the recalled archbishop Robert Bezák and his family.
The meeting is another gesture of sympathy of the pope towards Bezák. 14. Sep 2021, at 8:15
Pope Francis at the Rybne Square in Bratislava
Faith must not be used to justify discrimination and oppression, the Pope said. 13. Sep 2021, at 18:01
Four investigators and acting chief of inspectorate detained. Slovak film wins prestigious Venice Film Festival award. 13. Sep 2021, at 17:42
Pope Francis visits Slovakia for the first time.
The ongoing papal visit is expected to dominate the news, but last week brought some changes on the Slovak political scene. 13. Sep 2021, at 14:04
The pope meeting with bishops, priests, religious, consecrated persons, seminarians, and catechists at the Cathedral of Saint Martin in Bratislava
The Church does not want to control people's conscience, Pope Francis insists. 13. Sep 2021, at 11:54
President Zuzana Caputova welcomes Pope Francis in front of the Presidential Palace.
Pope Francis mentioned solidarity, the need for integration and peace. 13. Sep 2021, at 10:59
Pope Francis and Slovak President Zuzana Čaputová.
Hundreds of believers, politicians and the representatives of the Church welcomed him at the airport. 12. Sep 2021, at 15:58
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The times are only approximate. They may change, police claim. 9. Sep 2021, at 17:12
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The public transport operator recommends using trams when travelling. 8. Sep 2021, at 11:49
Pope Francis
Conditions for attendance were eased, only tens of thousands have registered so far instead of the expected hundreds of thousands. 7. Sep 2021, at 15:09
It is necessary to arrive at mass by eight in the morning at the latest. 7. Sep 2021, at 11:44
Ex-general prosecutor rejects charges. One third of districts with stricter rules. More people allowed to register for papal visit. More in today’s digest. 6. Sep 2021, at 19:24
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