Pope Francis in September will visit the three Baltic States

Tallinn. March 12. INTERFAX – Estonia has declared the date of visit of the head of the Roman Catholic Church.

As reported by the press service of the foreign Ministry, he will visit Estonia one-day visit on September 25.

During a tour of the Baltic States on September 22-23, the Pontiff will also visit the Vilnius and Kaunas in Lithuania, from 24 September to Riga to Aglona in Latvia.

The Pope’s visit is timed to the centenary of the independence of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

How told the portal of the Estonian broadcasting the Bishop of the Estonian Catholic Church Philip Jordan, Pope Francis wants to visit, above all, small Nations that suffered much in its history and who he would like to learn.

This will be the second visit of the Pope in Estonia. 10 September 1993 it was visited by Pope John Paul II.