Geneva: Arrival of the Pope Francis to Palexpo

On the 21 June Pope Francis arrived to Geneva to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Geneva-based World Council of Churches (WCC).

At the airport he was he met by the President Alain Berset and Swiss governmental officials. During his visit the Holy Father also spent time at Ecumenical Institute at the Château Bosseyexternal in a neighboring canton of Vaud and participated in talks regarding international political situation with Syria and North Korea as the topics.

At 17h30 the Pope Francis is supposed to hold a mass in front of almost 50,000 visitors of Palexpo. Thousands of them feel blessed about that.

Regarding nashagazeta.ch, the last visit of the Pope to Switzerland was 14 years ago when John Paul II visited Bern in 2004. The last visit to Geneva was in 1984 during six-day pastoral visit to the country. Due to swissinfo.ch, Geneva became the second European city welcoming the Holy Father after Swedish Lund (October 2016) where he was to mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformationexternal.

Official fugures

  • 38.2% of the Swiss population are Roman Catholic.
  • 26.9% of the Swiss population belong to the mainstream Protestant church

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