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Address of Pope John Paul II to the Sick, the Elderly and the Handicapped, Pastoral Visit in New Zealand, 1986

Saturday, 22 November 1986

"The Kingdom of God is very near to you"!

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

1. On the feast of Christ the King, I am pleased to be with you who in a special way share in the sufferings of our Saviour. I greet you in the name of Jesus, who is our strength and hope. And I offer cordial greetings, too, to those of you who have accompanied our suffering brothers and sisters in Christ. It is a great joy to be with all of you here in Wellington.

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