Pope Francis sends his greetings to the individuals of Thailand forward of his go to to the nation from the 20th to the 23rd of November.
By Francesca Merlo
Pope Francis acknowledges that “on this world that too regularly experiences discord, division, and exclusion”, Thailand has proven dedication to work onerous “to advertise concord and a peaceable coexistence”.
This dedication, he says, “can function an inspiration” for all of the individuals world wide who’re working to “promote a terrific, true improvement of our human household in solidarity, in justice and in residing in peace”.
His phrases got here in a video message to the individuals of Thailand. The nation is getting ready to welcome Pope Francis who travels there on his 32nd Apostolic Journey, earlier than heading to Japan.
Pope Francis goes on to say that in his journey he can have the chance to fulfill and “encourage” the Catholic group of Thailand “of their religion and within the contribution they make to the entire of society”.
He additionally says that he’s hoping to “strengthen the bonds of friendship that we share with many Buddhist brothers and sisters”. The overwhelming majority of the inhabitants in Thailand is Buddhist – 93%.
“I belief that my go to will assist to focus on the significance of inter-religious dialogue, mutual understanding, and fraternal cooperation”, says the Pope.
Particularly, he continues within the service of those that are most in want, and “on the service for peace”. Right now, he provides, “we have to work a lot for peace”.
Lastly, Pope Francis thanks the individuals of Thailand “from the underside of” his coronary heart for the entire preparation that’s going into his go to, and assures that that “in lately” praying for everybody in Thailand.