Aleteia logoAleteia logoAleteia
Friday 29 September |
The Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael
Aleteia logo
separateurCreated with Sketch.

(In images) Pope closes Eucharistic Congress with trip to Budapest



Kathleen N. Hattrup - published on 09/12/21

The Pope made a quick, "non-state" visit to Hungary in order to close the international Eucharistic event.

Pope Francis left Rome at 6 am on Sunday to fly to Budapest, where he closed the weeklong International Eucharistic Congress in Hungary.

The Holy Father had meetings with Hungary’s political leaders and bishops, as well as representatives of the Ecumenical Council of Churches and Jewish communities of the country.

He then went on to celebrate the open-air Mass at Heroes’ Square, the closing event of the Eucharistic Congress, before departing for Slovakia where he will spend the next few days.

Enjoy these pictures of his quick but important trip.

Pope Francis
Support Aleteia!

Enjoying your time on Aleteia?

Articles like these are sponsored free for every Catholic through the support of generous readers just like you.

Thanks to their partnership in our mission, we reach more than 20 million unique users per month!

Help us continue to bring the Gospel to people everywhere through uplifting and transformative Catholic news, stories, spirituality, and more.

Support Aleteia with a gift today!

Daily prayer
And today we celebrate...

Entrust your prayer intentions to our network of monasteries

Top 10
See More
Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here.