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Pope Francis at the European Parliament
The Pope’s address to the MEPs at the plenary session at 11:15 A.M.

Great expectations surround today’s visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to the European Parliament in Strasbourg, 26 years after Pope John Pau’s visit.

The Pope will give a solemn speech before the MEPs sitting in plenary session. Afterwards, the Pope will meet the Presidents of all EU institutions: Martin Schulz (European Parliament), Herman Van Rompuy (European Council), Prime Minister Matteo Renzi ( Italian Presidency of the Council) and Jean-Claude Juncker (European Commission).

After his speech at the European Parliament, Pope Bergoglio will visit the Council of Europe.

 

Last update: 25 November 2014