Geneva gets ready for Pope visit.
Geneva authorities are gearing up for the Pope’s visit this week.
The head of the Catholic Church will be in the city for 10 hours and will hold a Mass for 41,000 at the Palexpo.
A massive security operation is already underway – and Geneva residents are being urged to stay away from the airport and the Palexpo if they don’t plan to go to the Mass.
The Pontiff has been invited by the World Council of Churches, based in Geneva.
Pope Francis has been calling for more unity between Christian faiths for many years
On the practical side. Authorities suggest asking your workplace if you can leave early on Thursday to avoid the traffic.