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Pope Francis visit to Romania May 31-June 2, 2109

Pope Francis will visit Romania from May 31 through June 2, 2019. He will visit several sites in Romania.

Friday May 31:  After landing in Bucharest around noon on Friday May 31, he will have several meetings with dignitaries and then he will celebrate Mass in Saint Joseph Cathedral in Bucharest.

On Saturday June 1:   he visit the Marian shrine of Our Lady of Csiksomlyo in Sumuleu-Ciuc and then on to the “Saint Mary Queen” Cathedral in Iasi to celebrate Mass.

Sunday, June 2:  He will travel to Blaj to preside over the Beatification of the 7 Greek-Catholic martyrs.  The Greek-Catholic Church is in communion with Rome and suffered persecution under the communists when their churches were forcibly merged with the Orthodox Church.  Those who resisted were sent to concentration camps to die, including these seven bishops.

 

 

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