The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

POPE FRANCIS' PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND ON THE OCCASION OF THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MEETING BETWEEN POPE PAUL VI AND PATRIARCH ATHENAGORAS IN JERUSALEM



Saturday, 24 May 2014
Rome
08:15 Departure from Rome's Fiumicino airport for Amman
13:00 Arrival at the Amman Queen Alia International Airport
13:45 Welcoming ceremony in the Al-Husseini Royal Palace in Amman
Courtesy visit to Their Majesties the King and Queen of Jordan
14:20 Meeting with the Authorities of the Kingdom of Jordan Address of the Holy Father
16:00 Holy Mass at the Amman International Stadium Homily of the Holy Father
19:00 Visit to the Baptismal Site at Bethany beyond the Jordan
19:15 Meeting with refugees and young people with disabilities in the Latin Church in Bethany beyond the Jordan Address of the Holy Father




Sunday, 25 May 2014
08:15 Farewell from Jordan at the Amman Queen Alia International Airport
08:30 Departure by helicopter for Bethlehem from the Amman Queen Alia International Airport
09:20 Arrival at the Bethlehem Heliport
09:30 Welcoming ceremony in the Presidential Palace in Bethlehem
Courtesy visit to the President of the State of Palestine
10:00 Meeting with Palestinian Authorities Address of the Holy Father
11:00 Holy Mass inManger Square in Bethlehem Homily of the Holy Father
Regina Coeli Prayer Address of the Holy Father
13:30 Lunch with Palestinian families in the Franciscan Convent of Casa Nova in Bethlehem
15:00 Private visit to the Grotto of the Nativity in Bethlehem
15:20 Greeting of the children from the Dheisheh, Aida and Beit Jibrin refugee camps in the Phoenix Center of the Dheisheh refugee camp
15:45 Farewell from the State of Palestine at the Bethlehem Heliport
16:00 Departure by helicopter from the Bethlehem Heliportfor the Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport
16:30 Welcoming ceremony at the Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport Address of the Holy Father
17:15 Transfer by helicopter to Jerusalem
17:45 Arrival at the Jerusalem Helipad on Mount Scopus
18:15 Private Meeting with the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople at the Apostolic Delegation of Jerusalem Signing of a joint declaration
19:00 Ecumenical Celebration on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the meeting in Jerusalem between Pope Paul VI and Patriarch Athenagoras in the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre Address of the Holy Father
20:15 Dinner with the Patriarchs, Bishops and the Papal Entourage at the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem



Monday, 26 May 2014
08:15 Visit to the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem in the building of the Great Council on the Esplanade of the Mosques Address of the Holy Father
09:10 Visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem
09:45 Laying of a wreath at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem
10:00 Visit to the Yad Vashem Memorial in Jerusalem Address of the Holy Father
10:45 Courtesy visit to the two chief rabbis of Israel at Heichal Shlomo Center in Jerusalem, next to the Jerusalem Great Synagogue Address of the Holy Father
11:45 Courtesy visit to the President of the State of Israel in the Presidential Residence in Jerusalem Address of the Holy Father
13:00 Private audience with the Prime Minister of Israel at Notre Dame Center in Jerusalem
13:30 Lunch with the Papal Entourage at Notre Dame Center in Jerusalem
15:30 Private visit to the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople in the building next to the Orthodox Church of Viri Galileai on the Mount of Olives
16:00 Meeting with priests, religious and seminarians in the Church of Gethsemane at the foot of the Mount of Olives Address of the Holy Father
17:20 Holy Mass with the Ordinaries of the Holy Land and the Papal Entourage in the room of the Cenacle in Jerusalem Homily of the Holy Father
19:30 Transfer from the helipad of Mount Scopus in Jerusalem to the Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport
20:00 Farewell from the State of Israel at the Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport
20:15 Departure from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv for Rome's Ciampino Airport
23:00 Arrival at Ciampino Airport in Rome


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