Pope Francis held a mass at a Franciscan monastery in Sumuleu Ciuc neighbourhood of Miercurea Ciuc city, as footage filmed on Saturday shows.
Thousands of people gathered around the monastery where a huge stage was set up.
The Franciscan monastery in Sumuleu Ciucis considered one of the most important Roman Catholic pilgrimage sites in southeastern Europe. It contains a wooden-sculpture figure... Еще of the Virgin Mary, known as the Shrine of Mary Comforter of the Afflicted.
Pope Francis is scheduled to be in Romania from May 31 to June 2, during which he is expected to visit six locations. The last visit of a Pope to Romania took place in 1999 when Pope John Paul II visited in the country.