Pope Francis to visit Kazakhstan
2022-08-02: [Article Link]
According to external sources, Pope Francis of Rome will visit Kazakhstan from 13 to 15 September at the invitation of President Tokayev of Kazakhstan.
Quoting the news agency of the Presidential Palace of Ha on 1 January, Francis will attend the 7th Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions, held in the capital, Nur Sultan, where he was reported to have stated in an interview that he looked forward to meeting with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill in Kazakhstan.
The Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions was organized by the Government of Kazakhstan at the initiative of the first President of Kazakhstan, Nazarbayev. It is held every three years to promote dialogue and harmonious coexistence among the world's religious communities and to play an active role in the maintenance of world peace. (concluded)