The Pope will travel to Belgium and Luxembourg in September

From September 26 to 29, immediately after the summer and after the trip to Asia and Oceania. In Belgium he will visit Brussels, Leuven and Leuven La Nova

The month of September, which will open with the great trip to Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, East Timor and Singapore, will end with another international trip of Pope Francis: Belgium and Luxembourg. The Press Office of the Holy See has confirmed the visit of the Pontiff to the two European countries from September 26 to 29.

“Welcoming the invitation of the respective Heads of State and ecclesiastical authorities, the Holy Father will make an apostolic journey to Luxembourg, on September 26, and to Belgium, from September 26 to 29, passing through Brussels, Leuven and Leuven La Nova “, reads the press release, which specifies: “The trip program will be published later.”

The Pope himself had spoken about the possibility of a trip to Belgium during an interview with Mexican broadcaster N+ in December 2023. Speaking of the canceled trip to Dubai due to bronchitis and possible future trips, Francis had explained that, while The other trips are still being studied, the one to Belgium was “sure.”