Pope Francis meets Thai Buddhist patriarch on visit promoting religious peace

Pope Francis meets Thai Buddhist patriarch on visit promoting religious peace

The Straits Times - Asia·2019-11-21 13:33

BANGKOK (AFP) – Pope Francis met Thailand’s supreme Buddhist patriarch on Thursday (Nov 21) in a gilded Bangkok temple on the first full day of his Asia tour aimed at promoting religious harmony.

This is the pontiff’s first visit to Buddhist-majority Thailand – where just over 0.5 per cent of the population are Catholics – before he jets off to Japan on Saturday.

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