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

Saturday, 22 November 1986
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"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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