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Live with us: The Pope in Trieste

Live with us: The Pope in Trieste

Pope Francis will attend the closing of the 50th Social Week of Italian Catholics in Trieste on Sunday. Broadcast live and with German commentary.

the 50th Catholic Social Week The Archbishop of Bologna, Cardinal Matteo Zuppi, opened the event on Wednesday in the presence of Italian President Sergio Mattarella. This year’s Social Week, organized by the Italian Bishops’ Conference, has the theme “At the heart of democracy.” Zuppi said Wednesday that the organizing committee around the Archbishop of Catania, Luigi Riina, brings together various Catholic representatives in the coastal city to show that the Church has “never locked itself in the closet” since the beginning of the 20th century. Mattarella gave the opening speech, praising the role of the Catholic Church in Italian politics and democracy.

Archbishop Zuppi and President Mattarella in conversation

The Pope's five-hour visit on Sunday is scheduled to include meetings with migrants, people with disabilities, ecumenical representatives and academics. The visit will conclude with a Mass in the city's main square.

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Pope Francis will take off from the Vatican helipad for Trieste at 6:30 a.m. At 8:00 a.m. he will be welcomed in the courtyard of the Generali Convention Center in Trieste by various personalities, including the President of the Episcopal Conference, Cardinal Matteo Zuppi, the Mayor of Trieste, Roberto DiPiazza, and the Bishop of Trieste, Enrico Trevesi. From 9:15 a.m., there will be meetings with migrants, people with disabilities, and ecumenical representatives, among others. The Holy Father will then celebrate Holy Mass at 10:30 a.m. in Piazza Unità d'Italia.

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the Italian Catholic Social Week It is an important event organized by the Italian Bishops' Conference since 1907. It serves as a forum for dialogue on social, economic and political issues in the context of Catholic social teaching. The aim is to support Catholics in their commitment to social justice and the common good. This event, held every four years, promotes the exchange of ideas and the development of solutions to current social challenges.

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Vatican Radio / Vatican News Broadcast Meeting with conference participants far 8.20am, And from 10:15 AM the Holy Mass and Angelus with Pope Francis. They will be broadcast live on You can also contact us. Facebook, Youtube Follow our partner stations: Catholic television stations EWTN and k-TV, Radio Horeb, Radio Gloria, Radio Maria Family, and Cologne Cathedral Radio.

(Vatican News – RB)