Papal trips to Asia

06/04/2005
Twice in Korea, Pope called for a more missionary Church
06/04/2005
The pope encourages Christians in Bangladesh to establish truth and peace with Muslims
06/04/2005
Kazakhstan: After 9/11, the pope embraces Muslims and condemns terrorism
05/04/2005
The Pope appreciated Thai respect for religious freedom
05/04/2005
Let the government and the Church work together
04/04/2005
The Philippines, 1995: Pope dreams of "the Third Millennium of Asia"
In 1981, the first visit to the archipelago to canonize Lorenzo Ruiz and to invite the Filippino Church to fulfill a mission.
04/04/2005
First Pope to visit mosque in 2001
04/04/2005
With Mother Teresa the Pope served lunch to the poor of Kolkata in 1986
In his second trip to India in 1999, the Pontiff signed the Apostolic Exhortation 'Ecclesia in Asia', compass for the mission in the third millennium.
04/04/2005
In the world's most populous Muslim country the Pope called for full religious freedom

In a Jakarta Stadium crowded for mass the Pontiff spoke in the national language, Bahasa Indonesia.

03/04/2005
Tokyo, the pope who speaks Japanese and dances with children
03/04/2005
A pilgrim to the Holy Land for Christ's Jubilee in 2000
03/04/2005
The Pope: a messenger of peace and a prince of charity
03/04/2005
The Pope: a spiritual pilgrim in the land of Abraham