Today is the Second Day of the Pope's Visit to Bulgaria

Pope Francis's apostolic journey to Bulgaria continues today. The head of the Roman Catholic Church arrived yesterday in Bulgaria, under the motto "Peace to the Earth" - the title of the encyclical, written in 1963 by Pope John XXIII, also known as the "Bulgarian Pope," Archbishop Angelo Roncalli.

Pope to Refugees in Bulgaria: Your Path is Filled with Pain, but there is Always Hope

Thank you for your good will and wish you all the good of you and of your fellow countrymen you have left in your homeland. God bless you. Pray for me. "This was what Pope Francis said to the refugees and asylum seekers placed in the center in the Vrajdebna district of Sofia.

Bulgarian President Radev Welcomed the Pope

The holy father was welcomed  by the head of state and politicians, reported NOVA TV. 
President Rumen Radev welcomed Pope Francis in front of the building of the presidency. This is the first stop of the Holy Father in Sofia.

The head of state thanked the head of the Catholic Church for having accepted the invitation to visit Bulgaria.

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov: I Like the Pope, I Learn a lot from our Conversations

The first meeting of Pope Francis on Bulgarian land was with Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.
"The pope has encouraged what we are doing with bridges and highways, and by splitting it said that highways and bridges are connecting and defining peace." He congratulated me on what we have done during our presidency for the Western Balkans, "Borisov said after the meeting.

PM Borisov: I am Grateful that Pope Francis Accepted to Come to Bulgaria

Pope Francis' visit is a great advertisement for Bulgaria and I am happy and grateful to accept the invitation, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said. The Premier visited the town of Rakovski, where he is preparing for the reception of His Holiness on May 6, the government information service said.