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Apostolic trip of His Holiness Francis in Egypt (28-29 April 2017) - Programme, 03.04.2017

Friday 28 April 2017

10.45

Departure by air from Rome-Fiumicino airport for Cairo

 

14.00

Arrival at Cairo International Airport

 

 

OFFICIAL WELCOME

 

 

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

Discourse Grand Imam

Discourse Holy Father

16.40

MEETING WITH THE AUTHORITIES

 

 

COURTESY VISIT TO HIS HOLINESS POPE TAWADROS II

Discourse Tawadros II

Discourse Holy Father

 

Saturday 29 April 2017

10.00

HOLY MASS

Homily of Holy Father

12.15

Lunch with Egyptian bishops and the Papal entourage

 

15.15

PRAYER MEETING WITH THE CLERGY, RELIGIOUS AND SEMINARIANS

Discourse Holy Father

 

FAREWELL CEREMONY

 

17.00

Departure by air from Cairo International Airport

 

20.30

Arrival at Rome-Ciampino Airport

 

 

Time zone

Rome: +2 h UTC

Cairo: +2 h UTC