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Pope Francis to Visit Indonesia on Sept. 3

Sun 31 Mar 2024 | 08:22 PM
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Indonesian Minister of Religious Affairs Yaqut Cholil Qoumas said that Pope Francis will visit Indonesia on September 3.

“Based on the letter sent by the Vatican received by the Indonesian government, Pope Francis will be present in Indonesia on September 3rd, 2024,” Qoumas said, according to the ministry’s website.

“This will be an honour for Indonesia," he added.

Moreover, Qoumas pointed out that Indonesian President Joko Widodo was waiting for Pope Francis's visit, noting that he personally delivered Widodo's letter to Pope Francis on June 8, 2022, inviting him to visit Indonesia.