Cardinal Erdő launches preparations for 2020 International Eucharistic Congress
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
The congress will be a meeting of the faithful with each other and with
their broader environment, with Jesus Christ himself standing in the
centre of all of that, he said.
Hungary will be the venue of the congress for the second time, with the
first held here in 1938.
Source: DailyNews Hungary