Pope Francis’ Apostolic Visit to Mongolia

Pope Francis’ end of summer Apostolic Visit to the Republic of Mongolia, bears the motto “Hoping Together.”

During a historic visit to the Republic of Mongolia, Pope Francis will meet with political authorities, he will address representatives of the Catholic Church and participate in an ecumenical and interreligious meeting, he will meet with charity workers and celebrate Holy Mass in a sports arena.

A statement released on Thursday by the Holy See Press Office lists the events that make up the Pope’s 43rd international apostolic journey.

The news that the Pope had accepted the invitation of the President of Mongolia and local Church authorities was announced in June, together with the dates of the visit: 31 August to 4 September 2023.

Programme: Apostolic Visit to Mongolia

Official programme for Pope Francis' Apostolic Journey to Mongolia

Pope Francis in Mongolia - A spirit of Encounter

Missio, the Catholic Church’s official overseas mission charity, reflects on how a true spirit of encounter is bringing more people to Christ in the Church’s youngest missionary territory.

An overview of the Catholic Church in Mongolia

As Pope Francis prepares for his 43rd Apostolic Journey abroad, which takes him to Mongolia on 31 August to 4 September, we offer an overview of the Catholic Church in the Asian nation.


Highlights from Pope Francis' Apostolic Journey to Mongolia, 31 August - 4 September 2023.