Vatican Publishes Pope’s Program for Visit to Genoa

Francis’ Jam-packed Day Involves Lunch With Poor, Homeless, Detainees, and Refugees

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Pope Francis is visiting the northern Italian city of Genoa on Saturday, May 27, 2017. Published today by the Holy See Press Office, here is the program of his day trip published by the Vatican:

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Saturday 27 May 2017:

07.00: Departure by car from Domus Santa Marta

07.30: Take-off from Rome-Ciampino airport

08.15: Landing at Genoa airport

08.30: ENCOUNTER WITH THE WORLD OF WORK AT THE ILVA FACTORY
Holy Father to answer four questions

10.00: ENCOUNTER WITH THE BISHOPS OF LIGURIA, CLERGY, SEMINARIANS AND RELIGIOUS OF THE REGION, LAY COLLABORATORS WITH THE CURIA, REPRESENTATIVES OF OTHER CONFESSIONS IN THE SAN LORENZO CATHEDRAL
Holy Father to answer four questions
Greetings from Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco

12.15: ENCOUNTER WITH THE YOUNG PEOPLE OF THE DIOCESAN MISSION IN THE SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF THE GUARD
Holy Father to answer questions
Detainees of the prison of Genoa will follow the encounter with the young by TV link up
Brief greeting to detainees

13.00: LUNCH WITH THE POOR, REFUGEES, HOMELESS AND DETAINEES IN THE HALL OF THE FIREPLACE OF THE SHRINE

15.15: ENCOUNTER WITH CHILDREN OF THE VARIOUS WARDS IN THE “GIANNINA GASLINI”

16.30: Transfer by car to Piazzale Kennedy

17.00: EUCHARISTIC CONCELEBRATION in PIAZZALE KENNEDY
Homily of the Holy Father
Greetings from Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco

18.30: Transfer to the airport
Before ascending the steps to enter the aircraft: blessing of a statue of Our Lady of Loreto

18.45: Take-off from Genoa

19.30: Landing at Rome Ciampino

Transfer by car to the Vatican.

[Vatican-provided program]

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On the NET:

One can watch here, via the Vatican YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/vatican

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