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Pope in Bangkok: Day 1 in a minute

Exclusive Vatican Media footage gives us a glimpse and a feel for Pope Francis' first full day in Bangkok, at the beginning of his 7-day Apostolic Visit to Thailand and Japan.

By Vatican News

The people of Thailand have welcomed Pope Francis with joy and with the deep spirit of hospitality and respect that is so engrained in their culture.

Thursday highlights included an official Welcome Ceremony, a meeting with the Authorities, Civil Society and the Diplomatic Corps, a visit to the Supreme Buddhist Patriarch in the Wat Ratchabophit Satthit Maha Simaram Temple, a meeting with medical staff and patients of the St. Louis Catholic Hospital and Holy Mass in the National Stadium in the presence of almost 60,000 people.  


21 November 2019, 16:56