The Pope will visit Geneva

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Pope Francis will visit Switzerland on 21 June, the statement said the Vice-Chancellor of the country of Andre Simonazzi, the text of which is available to RIA Novosti.

«The Federal Council has the honour to announce that Pope Francis has accepted his invitation. He is expected to visit Geneva on 21 June. The delegation of the Federal Council, headed by the President of the Confederation of the Allen center, will take Pope Francis and give him a formal meeting. The details of the visit of the Pope specified,» — the document says.

During a visit to Geneva, Pope Francis also will visit the world Council of churches (WCC).

In the WCC RIA Novosti news Agency did not disclose the details of the upcoming visit, noting that the talks about this are underway with the Vatican.