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Pope’s Program for Visit to Bangladesh and Myanmar

November 26 – December 2, 2017

The Holy See Press Office announced Pope Francis’ itinerary for his Nov. 26- Dec. 2, 2017 visit to the countries of Bangladesh and Myanmar. Below is the Vatican – provided program of his apostolic trip:

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The full program of the Pope’s visit is below:

Sunday 26 November 2017

21:40 Departure by air from Rome’s Fiumicino Airport, for Yangon

Monday 27 November 2017

13:30
Arrival at Yangon International Airport
OFFICIAL WELCOME

Tuesday 28 November 2017
14:00
Departure by air for Nay Pyi Taw
15:10
Arrival at Nay Pyi Taw Airport
OFFICIAL WELCOME
15:50
WELCOME CEREMONY in the Presidential Palace
16:00
COURTESY VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT
16:30
MEETING WITH THE STATE COUNSELLOR AND MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
17:15
MEETING WITH THE AUTHORITIES, with CIVIL SOCIETY and with the DIPLOMATIC CORPS in the International Convention Centre
Address of the Holy Father
18:20
Departure by air for Yangon
19:25
Arrival at Yangon Airport and transfer to the archbishopric

Wednesday 29 November 2017
09:30
HOLY MASS in the Kyaikkasan Ground
Homily of the Holy Father
16:15
MEETING WITH THE “SANGHA”, SUPREME COUNCIL OF BUDDHIST MONKS in the Kaba Aye Centre
Address of the Holy Father
17:15
MEETING WITH BISHOPS of Myanmar in a room in St Mary’s Cathedral
Address of the Holy Father

Thursday 30 November 2017
10:15
HOLY MASS WITH YOUNG PEOPLE in St Mary’s Cathedral
Homily of the Holy Father
12:45
OFFICIAL FAREWELL in Yangon International Airport
13:05
Departure by air for Dhaka
15:00
Arrival at Dhaka International Airport
WELCOME CEREMONY
16:00
VISIT TO THE NATIONAL MARTYR’S MEMORIAL OF SAVAR
16:45
HOMAGE TO THE FATHER OF THE NATION in the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum and SIGNING OF THE BOOK OF HONOUR
17:30
COURTESY VISIT OF THE PRESIDENT to the Presidential Palace
18:00
MEETING WITH THE AUTHORITIES, with CIVIL SOCIETY and with the DIPLOMATIC CORPS in the Presidential Palace
Address of the Holy Father

Friday 1 December 2017
10:00
HOLY MASS and Presbyteral Ordination in the Suhrawardy Udyan Park
Homily of the Holy Father
15:20
VISIT OF THE PRIME MINISTER to the Apostolic Nunciature
16:00
VISIT TO THE CATHEDRAL
16:15
MEETING WITH THE BISHOPS of Bangladesh in the Home for elderly priests
Address of the Holy Father
17:00
INTERRELIGIOUS AND ECUMENICAL MEETING FOR PEACE in the garden of the Archbishopric
Address of the Holy Father

Saturday 2 December 2017
10:00
PRIVATE VISIT TO HOUSE OF MOTHER TERESA IN TEJGAON
10:45
MEETING WITH PRIESTS, MEN AND WOMEN RELIGIOUS, CONSECRATED PERSONS, SEMINARIANS and NOVICES in the Church of the Holy Rosary
Address of the Holy Father
11:45
VISIT TO THE PARISH CEMETERY AND THE ANCIENT CHURCH OF THE HOLY ROSARY
15:20
MEETING WITH YOUNG PEOPLE in the Notre Dame College of Dhaka
Address of the Holy Father
16:45
OFFICIAL FAREWELL in Dhaka International Airport
17:05
Departure by air for Rome’s Ciampino Airport
23:00
Arrival in Rome-Ciampino.

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