Cousins, choirs and customs: Key moments in Pope’s Thailand trip

A cheerful reunion, an interfaith choir and a dazzling dance -- here are some of the most striking moments from…

A cheerful reunion, an interfaith choir and a dazzling dance — here are some of the most striking moments from Pope Francis’ four-day trip to Thailand, which ends Saturday when he jets to Japan.

– Shoeless in Bangkok –

It was a sight to behold: The head of Thailand’s Buddhists, sitting with the head of the world’s Catholic church — neither wearing shoes.

Pope Francis readily adhered to local custom Thursday when he met Somdej Phra Maha Muneewong, leaving his shoes behind for their face-to-face.

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