Pope Francis is going to meet young people in Mozambique
Among the Holy Father activities in Mozambique in will be an interreligious gathering with young people. The event will take place on the 5th September 2019, at the Maxaquene Pavilion.
Recent events indicate that a great deal of interreligious has been done to prepare for the gathering. This was confirmed by Fr. Diamantino of Archdiocese of Beira and Lucas Faustino of Diocese of Tete. Both indicate that unity is a basic and most visible feature of the gathering. In their words, “For us the visit has already begun with the fact that Catholics and non-Catholics speak the same language in preparation for gathering”.
Fr Semeao Muchanga of the Archdiocese of Maputu also confirmed that preparation for the gathering have been positive. Those to be present at the gathering include member of the Muslim community, Hindu Community and COREM which is a local organisation of Christian churches.
The preparation for the gathering indicate that each community will tender a song and a representative of them will greet the Holy Father and introduce his group to him.
It is expected that the holy father will made a prayer and present his message. This is an important gathering especially as it will direct and influence relationship between religious in Mozambique.