Pope urges youth to keep 'rootedness' of faith at Bangkok Holy Mass

During his visit to the Southeast Asian country, the pope has spoken out on human trafficking and urged compassion for refugees.

Thailand's Catholics number just a little more than 380,000 in a country of more than 65 million, but the small community has thrived and relations with the Buddhists are generally good.

The pope will head to Japan on Saturday (November 23), where he will visit the nuclear ground zeros of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.