Why Hungary is a Strategic Place to Visit if Pope Francis Wants to Send a Message

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Senior Correspondent for Crux, Elise Allen, will be traveling with Pope Francis .

The Holy Father will meet with Prime Minister Viktor Orban not long after he touches down on Friday. 

During his first day there he will also meet the President of The Republic And Local Clergy.

On Saturday, Pope Francis will be with the people, first visiting visually impaired children, then he’ll meet with refugees at the Church of St. Elizabeth of Hungary. 

Finally the pope will meet with young people at a sports arena, where he will deliver a speech. 

On Sunday, the Holy Father will celebrate Mass at what is commonly known as Nation Square, in the center of Budapest. 

He will then deliver his final speech of the trip to members of the cultural and academic world at a Catholic university before heading back to Rome.