Saturday, September 26, 2009

Czech List

Earlier today, the Pope arrived in Prague for his three-day visit to the Czech Republic -- a land of great historic fidelity, but where contemporary Europe's widespread aversion to faith currently runs high.

Here below, the trek's first two speeches -- first, B16's arrival remarks at the city's airport....

...and the pontiff's greeting on a visit to the church that houses the famous statue of the Infant of Prague:

Later today, the Pope will meet with the country's civil leadership, then preside at Vespers in the capital's cathedral church.

PHOTO: Getty