Mongolia--Pope Francis on Saturday praised Mongolia’s tradition of religious freedom dating to the times of its founder, Genghis Khan, as he opened the first-ever papal visit to the Asian nation ...
ULAANBAATAR--Francis wrapped up the first-ever papal visit to Mongolia on Monday by inaugurating ... She said she felt she had to come see the pope even though she herself isn’t Catholic.
During his four-day visit, Pope Francis engaged in high-level discussions with political leaders in order to bridge the gap between Mongolia, its neighbours China and Russia, and other global players.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The young cardinal in charge of Mongolia’s tiny Catholic community said Monday that Pope Francis' upcoming visit to a country with just 1,450 Catholics is evidence of his ...
Pope Francis attended an elaborate outdoor welcoming service in Mongolia on Saturday (September 2), during a visit to the nation with a tiny Catholic community, which, at 1,450 members ...
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis will travel to Mongolia at the end of August ... 4 trip, a sign that the visit could now be called off only for extreme reasons. Francis, 86, who spent ...
The geopolitical angle of Pope Francis’ state visit to Mongolia is clear: The Vatican supports Mongolia’s democracy, respect for religious freedom, and peaceful foreign policy. Despite the ...
ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Pope Francis sent a special greeting ... focusing instead on the importance of Francis' visit to Mongolia for the Asian church. “I think the Asian church is ...
71-year-old Perlimaa Gavaadandov, is a member of Mongolia’s small Catholic minority and she is planning to visit the capital Ulaanbaatar to greet Pope Francis for his visit to Mongolia.
In September 2023, a delegation of 90 Vietnamese Catholics and seven bishops traveled to Mongolia to see Pope Francis during the pope’s visit to the Asian country. “We came to Mongolia to ask ...
With China’s crackdown on religious minorities as a backdrop, Pope Francis has joined Mongolian shamans, Buddhist monks and a Russian Orthodox priest to highlight the role that religions can ...
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis was admitted ... with a four-day visit to Portugal the first week of August and a similarly long trip to Mongolia starting Aug. 31. In a sign that the trips were very ...