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Franciss U.S. visit itinerary
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    Saturday, Sept. 19 (flight to Cuba)

    10:15am — departure from Rome (Leonardo Da Vinci Airport)

    4pm — arrival and welcoming ceremony in Havana, Cuba (José Marti Airport)


    Sunday, Sept. 20 (Havana, Cuba)

    9am — Mass and Angelus (Plaza de la Revolución)

    4pm — visit with Raúl Castro (Palacio de la Revolución)

    5:15pm — vespers with priests, religious and seminarians (Havana Cathedral)

    6:30pm — greeting of youth of the Centro Cultural Padre Félix Varela in Havana


    Monday, Sept. 21 (Holguín and Santiago, Cuba)

    8am — departure from Havana (José Marti Airport)

    9:20am — arrival in Holguín (Frank Pais Airport)

    10:30am — Mass (Plaza de la Revolución, Holguín)

    3:45pm — blessing of the city from the Loma de la Cruz (Hill of the Cross) in Holguín

    4:40pm — departure from Holguín (Frank Pais Airport)

    5:30pm — arrival in Santiago, Cuba (Antonio Maceo Airport)

    7pm — meeting with bishops (San Basilio Magno Seminary)

    7:45pm — prayer at the Sanctuary of La Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre in Santiago


    Tuesday, Sept. 22 (Santiago, Cuba)

    8am — Mass at the Sanctuary of La Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre

    11am — meeting with families at Santiago's cathedral, followed by the blessing of the city outside of the cathedral

    12:15pm — departure ceremony (Antonio Maceo Airport)

    12:30pm — departure from Santiago for Washington

    4pm — arrival at Joint Base Andrews in Washington


    Wednesday, Sept. 23 (Washington)j

    9:15am — meeting with President Barack Obama, with welcoming ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House

    11:30am — meeting with U.S. bishops (St. Matthew's Cathedral)

    4:15pm — Mass of canonization for Junípero Serra (Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception)


    Thursday, Sept. 24 (Washington, New York City)

    9:20am — address to joint session of the U.S. Congress

    11:15am — visit to St. Patrick in the City and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington

    4pm — depart from Joint Base Andrews

    5pm — arrival in New York (JFK International Airport)

    6:45pm — vespers with priests and religious (St. Patrick's Cathedral)


    Friday, Sept. 25 (New York City)

    8:30am — visit to the United Nations and address to U.N. General Assembly

    11:30am — multireligious service (9/11 Memorial, World Trade Center)

    4pm — visit to Our Lady, Queen of Angels School, East Harlem

    6pm — Mass (Madison Square Garden)


    Saturday, Sept. 26 (New York City, Philadelphia)

    8:40am — departure from New York (JFK International Airport)

    9:30am — arrival in Philadelphia (Atlantic Aviation)

    10:30am — Mass with bishops, priests and religious of Pennsylvania (Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul)

    4:45pm — religious-freedom meeting with Hispanic community and other immigrants (Independence Mall)

    7:30pm — visit to Festival of Families with prayer vigil (Benjamin Franklin Parkway)


    Sunday, Sept. 27 (Philadelphia)

    9:15am — meeting with bishops and guests of the World Meeting of Families (St. Martin's Chapel, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary)

    11am — visit to Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility

    4pm — Mass for conclusion of World Meeting of Families (Benjamin Franklin Parkway)

    7pm — Visit with organizers, volunteers and benefactors of the World Meeting of Families (Atlantic Aviation)

    8pm — departure for Rome


    Monday, Sept. 28 (Rome)

    10am — arrival in Rome (Rome Ciampino Airport)
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