Pope Francis will visit Thailand on 20-23 November and Japan on 23-26 November in the first papal visit in the nations in almost four decades. In Japan, he will visit Tokyo as well as Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the two cities hit by US atomic bombs at the end of World War Two. The Thailand trip coincides with the 350th anniversary of the founding of the “Mission de Siam” by Pope Clement IX to oversee missions in Siam, as Thailand used to be known previously.
must be received by October 11 by providing a formal letterhead accreditation
request, a passport-sized photo, a copy of the passport and press card on the
following website: http://www.popevisitthailand.com/press