Pope Francis celebrates Holy Mass in Santa Marta


Eucharist Congress in Budapest Moved to 2021

Announced in Statement of Vatican Press Office Director

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The Eucharistic Congress planned for this September, will be postponed by one year.

In a statement this morning from Director of the Holy See Press Office, Matteo Bruni, he gave this update.

“Due to the current health situation and its consequences on the movement and gathering of faithful and pilgrims,” the statement began, “the Holy Father, together with the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses and with the Hungarian Episcopate, decided to postpone the 52nd
International Eucharistic Congress, scheduled in Budapest in September
2020, to September 2021.”

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Deborah Castellano Lubov

Deborah Castellano Lubov is Senior Vatican & Rome Correspondent for ZENIT; author of 'The Other Francis' ('L'Altro Francesco') featuring interviews with those closest to the Pope and preface by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Parolin (currently published in 5 languages); Deborah is also NBC & MSNBC Vatican Analyst. She often covers the Pope's travels abroad, often from the Papal Flight (including for historic trips such as to Abu Dhabi and Japan & Thailand), and has also asked him questions on the return-flight press conference on behalf of the English-speaking press present. Lubov has done much TV & radio commentary, including for NBC, Sky, EWTN, BBC, Vatican Radio, AP, Reuters and more. She also has contributed to various books on the Pope and has written for various Catholic publications. For 'The Other Francis': http://www.gracewing.co.uk/page219.html or https://www.amazon.com/Other-Francis-Everything-They-about/dp/0852449348/

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