“Take every measure of precaution very seriously, we are responsible for each other, and for our own selves, too,” said Bishop Gábor Mohos, head of the secretariat of the International Eucharistic Congress (IEC), who is fighting the coronavirus himself.

The IEC Secretariat’s staff pray for all those sick, those close to them, as well as for health service workers.

After more than eighty years it is Hungary again that has the privilege to host the International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) – this sentence has lost nothing of its truth to this day. All that has changed is that given the world pandemic crises and the consequences that of, Pope Frances had decided this spring, in consultation with the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses and the Hungarian organizers of the Catholic World Meeting, to postpone the event – originally scheduled for 2020 September – by one year.

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