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    Pope Francis blessed the mission cross of the International Eucharistic Congress

    20 November 2017
    On 20th November the so-called ad limina apostolorum, the official visit of the Hungarian bishops in Rome began. The first act of the meeting was the blessing of the mission cross of the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress. On the meeting at 9:30 along with His Holiness Pope Francis, Archbishop Piero Marini, the president of the Pontifical Committee...
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    Next Eucharistic Congress in Budapest

    23 September 2017
    CEBU (Agencies): Pope Francis announced on January 31, the last day of the Eucharistic Congress in Cebu, The Philippines, that the next gathering will be hosted by Budapest in Hungary in 2020. The pope made the announcement in a taped video shown to the hundreds of thousands of people gathered for the closing Mass of the congress ...
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    Cardinal Erdő launches preparations for 2020 International Eucharistic Congress

    06 June 2017
    Cardinal Péter Erdő, Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, on Whit Monday opened a three-year programme of preparations for the 2020 International Eucharistic Congress to be hosted by Hungary. The cardinal said the aim of the event would be "to strengthen our own faith in the Eucharist and show the world the strength of Catholic conviction".
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    This priest says Adoration has made Juarez a safer city

    24 January 2017
    Juarez, located in the state of Chihuahua in northern Mexico, was considered from 2008 to 2010 to be one of the the most dangerous cities in the world, due to drug trafficking violence and the constant struggles for power and territory between the cartels. However, the city of 1.3 million inhabitants dropped off this list thanks to a significant decrease in the number of homicide...
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    Another Adoration – on 2020 locations

    23 January 2017
    We were called to a one-hour adoration on the 25th November, the eve of the Feast of Christ the King. The adoration was announced by the organizers of the International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest in 2020 as a preparation for the event. For the adoration 30 thousands participants were registered, but the number of the actual adorers is estimated to be much higher.
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    Adoration 0-24

    12 January 2017
    A lot of us like to step into the churches even during weekdays. Simply because we need that spiritual experience, that grace we can find there. If we go into a church, the presence of God touches us in the silence. We can have a personal encounter, which is lacked by so many. We can meet God, and that is why that the churches be open, we shall not close the doors
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    Hungary to host next IEC

    31 January 2016
    Pope Francis announced on Sunday that Budapest will be hosting the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) in 2020. The Hungarian capital will be hosting the event held every four years. The 51st IEC just held in Cebu City drew more than 12,000 participants-including laity and Church leaders-from countries around the world.
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    Hungary to host International Eucharistic Congress in 2020

    31 January 2016
    Budapest/Cebu, January 31 (MTI) - Hungary will host the next International Eucharistic Congress scheduled for 2020, Pope Francis said in a video message sent to the holy mass concluding the 51st congress in Cebu, Philippines. Hungary will organise the event for the second time. he first occasion, the 34th congress held in 1938, ended with a holy mass...
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