Pope Francis will attend the United Nations Local weather Change Convention (COP26) in Glasgow in November, well being allowing, Scotland’s Roman Catholic bishops say.
The bishops confirmed the pontiff’s presence amongst different world leaders in a press release on their web site.
“Having written to the Holy Father to guarantee him of a heat welcome, ought to he attend the convention, they’re delighted to listen to that he does hope to attend and can be glad to fulfill with them in Glasgow,” a press release stated.
Francis is in a Rome hospital recovering from colon surgical procedure and can stay there for just a few extra days, the Vatican stated on Monday.
He’s anticipated to renew regular exercise in August.
The Scottish bishops stated the Pope “shall be in Scotland for a really brief time, most of which shall be spent taking part within the COP26 Convention”.
In October the Vatican will host a significant gathering of world non secular leaders and scientists to take a standard stand to lift the stakes forward of the convention.
The Vatican has not but formally introduced the Pope’s journey to Scotland however a visit to Slovakia and the Hungarian capital of Budapest continues to be scheduled for mid-September.