April 28-29 Visit Includes Mass, Visit to Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, His Holiness Pope Tawadros II
Today, the Holy See Press Office announced Pope Francis’ itinerary for his April 28-29 visit to Egypt. Below is the Vatican Radio – provided program of his apostolic trip to the northern African nation:
The full program of the Pope’s visit is below:
Friday 28 April 2017:
10.45 Departure by air from Rome-Fiumicino airport for Cairo
14.00 Arrival at Cairo International Airport
WELCOME CEREMONY in the Presidential Palace in Heliopolis
COURTESY VISIT TO THE GRAND IMAM OF AL-AZHAR
ADDRESS TO THE PARTICIPANTS IN THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PEACE
16.40 Meeting with the Authorities
COURTESY VISIT TO HIS HOLINESS POPE TAWADROS II
Saturday 29 April 2017:
10.00 HOLY MASS
12.15 Lunch with Egyptian bishops and the Papal entourage
15.15 Prayer meeting with the clergy, religious and seminarians
17.00 Departure by air from Cairo International Airport
20.30 Arrival at Rome-Ciampino Airport
Rome: +2 h UTC
Cairo: +2 h UTC
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