PRESS CONFERENCE: PRESENTATION OF THE MESSAGE FOR THE 50° WORLD DAY OF PEACE (1° JANUARY 2017) - MONDAY 12 DECEMBER 2016

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Accredited journalists are informed of the publication on Monday 12 December 2016 of the Holy Father Francesco’sMessage for the 50th World Day of Peace, to be held on 1 January 2017 on the theme: Nonviolence: A style of politics for peace.

For the occasion, at 11.30 a.m., His Eminence Cardinal Peter K. A. Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, and His Excellency Archbishop Silvano M.Tomasi, member of the same Dicastery, will be present in the Holy See Press Office in Via della Conciliazione 54, to answer questions from journalists.

Cardinal Turkson and Archbishop Tomasi will subsequently be available for individual interviews by radio-television networks and journalists who have submitted a request at the Accreditations Office of the Holy See Press Office.

The text of the Message – in Italian, French, English, German, Spanish, Portuguese and Polish – will be available on this website at 12 p.m. , soon after the embargo, on Monday 12 December.