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Francis in Bulgaria and North Macedonia

Pope Francis walks with President Gjorge Ivanov of North Macedonia during a welcoming ceremony in the courtyard of the Presidential Palace in Skopje, North Macedonia, May 7, 2019. (CNS/Paul Haring)

Pope Francis visited Bulgaria and North Macedonia May 5-7, 2019.

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