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Pope Francis to meet His Majesty the King, PM Prayuth during his visit in November

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Pope Francis to meet His Majesty the King, PM Prayuth during his visit in November

Pope Francis will have an audience with His Majesty the King, meets PM Prayuth Chan-ocha, and holds two masses in Bangkok when he visits the capital next month, Vatican representatives said Wednesday.

November 21

  • Meeting with His Majesty King Vajiralongkorn, government officials and Buddhist Patriarch
  • Hospital visit and public mass at the National Stadium

November 22

  • Hold discussions with Catholic priests and bishops in Thailand 
  • Meeting representatives from other Christian denominations
  • Hold another mass for young people at Assumption Cathedral

“He has a heart for the youth and is forward-looking, so there is a dedicated mass for the young people,” Monsignor Wissanu Thanya-anan, deputy secretary-general of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Thailand.

The pope is set to leave Bangkok for Tokyo in the morning of Nov. 23.

Read more at Khaosod English

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