Pope Francis has called his trip to Kazakhstan to participate in the Congress of Leaders of the World's Religions a "pilgrimage of dialogue and peace," and asked for the faithful to accompany him through prayer.
Tuesday, 13 September 2022
Departure by airplane from Rome/Fiumicino International Airport to Nur-Sultan
Arrival at Nur-Sultan International Airport
Welcome Ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Nur-Sultan
Courtesy visit to the President of the Republic
Meeting with the Authorities, Civil Society and the Diplomatic Corps at the "Qazaq Concert Hall"
Wednesday, 14 September 2022
Silent Prayer of the Religious Leaders
Opening and Plenary Session of the "VII Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions" at the "Palace of Independence"
Private Meetings with various Religious Leaders at the "Palace of Independence"
Holy Mass in the “Expo grounds”
Thursday, 15 September 2022
Private meeting with Members of the Society of Jesus at the Apostolic Nunciature
Meeting with Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Consecrated Persons, Seminarians and Pastoral Workers in Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Cathedral
Reading of the Final Declaration and Conclusion of the Congress at the "Palace of Independence"
Farewell Ceremony at Nur-Sultan International Airport
Departure by airplane from Nur-Sultan International Airport to Rome
Arrival at Rome/Fiumicino International Airport