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Vatican Releases Program for Holy Father’s Apostolic Journey to Romania

May 31 to June 2, 2019

Friday 31 May 2019
ROME-BUCHAREST
08:10 Departure by air from Rome-Fiumicino Airport for Bucharest
11:30 Arrival at Henri Coandă-Otopeni International Airport in Bucharest
OFFICIAL WELCOME at the airport
WELCOME CEREMONY at the entrance of the complex of the Cotroceni Presidential Palace
COURTESY VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT OF ROMANIA in the Cotroceni Presidential Palace
MEETING WITH THE PRIME MINISTER in the Cotroceni Presidential Palace
13:00 MEETING with the AUTHORITIES, with CIVIL SOCIETY and with the DIPLOMATIC CORPS in Cotroceni Palace Address of the Holy Father
15:45 PRIVATE MEETING WITH THE PATRIARCH in the Palace of the Patriarchate
MEETING WITH THE PERMANENT SYNOD OF THE ROMANIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH in the Palace of the Patriarchate Address of the Holy Father
THE LORD’S PRAYER in the new Orthodox Cathedral Greeting of the Holy Father
HOLY MASS in the Catholic Saint Joseph Cathedral Homily of the Holy Father
Saturday 1 June 2019
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09:30 Departure by air for Bacau
10:10 Arrival at Bacau Airport and transfer by helicopter to the Miercurea-Ciuc Stadium
HOLY MASS in the Shrine of Sumuleu-Ciuc Homily of the Holy Father
Helicopter transfer to Iasi Airport
17:25 VISIT TO OUR LADY QUEEN OF IASI CATHEDRAL in Iasi
MARIAN MEETING WITH YOUNG PEOPLE AND FAMILIES in the square in front of the Palace of  Culture in Iasi Address of the Holy Father
19:00 Departure by air for Bucarest
20:00 Arrival at Henri Coandă-Otopeni International Airport in Bucharest
Sunday 2 June 2019
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09:00 Departure by air for Sibiu
09:40 Arrival at Sibiu Airport and transfer by helicopter to Blaj
DIVINE LITURGY with the Beatification of 7 Greek-Catholic Martyr bishops in the Field of Liberty in Blaj Homily of the Holy Father
Regina Coeli
13:20 Lunch with the Papal entourage
MEETING WITH THE ROM COMMUNITY OF BLAJ Greeting of the Holy Father
Transfer by closed vehicle to the Municipal Stadium
Transfer by helicopter to Sibiu Airport
Arrival at Sibiu Airport
FAREWELL CEREMONY
17:30 Departure of the Papal aircraft for Rome-Ciampino Airport

 

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