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Vatican releases Pope's travel dates for visit to Mexico

Friday, 12 February 2016 7:45        Departure from Rome's Fiumicino airport for Havana (Cuba)  14:00Arrival at "José Martí­â? International Airport of Havana  14:15Private meeting with H.H. Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia  16:30Signing of the Joint Declaration  17:10Farewell between His Holiness Kirill and the Holy Father  17:30Departure from the International Airport of Havana for Mexico City  19:30Arrival at the "Benito Juárezâ? International Airport of Mexico City. Official welcome   Saturday 13 February 2016 09:30     WELCOMING CEREMONY at the National Palace                             COURTESY VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC  10:15     MEETING with CIVIL AUTHORITIES AND DIPLOMATIC CORPS (Discourse by the Holy Father) 11:30     MEETING with the BISHOPS of MEXICO in the Cathedral (Discourse by the Holy Father) 17:00     HOLY MASS in the Basilica of Guadalupe (Homily by the Holy Father)   Sunday 14 February 2016 09:20     Transfer by helicopter to Ecatepec         10:30     Holy Mass in the area of the Study Centre of Ecatepec (Homily/Angelus by the Holy Father) 12:50     Transfer by helicopter to Mexico City    13:10     Arrival in Mexico City     16:30     VISIT TO THE PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL "Federico Gómezâ?  (Greetings by the Holy Father) 18:00     MEETING WITH THE WORLD OF CULTURE in the National Auditorium (Discourse by the Holy Father)                                Monday 15 February 2016 07:30     Departure by plane for Tuxtla Gutiérrez              09:15     Transfer by helicopter to San Cristóbal de Las Casas       10:15     HOLY MASS with the indigenous  community of Chiapas at the Municipal Sports (Homily by the Holy Father) 13:00     Lunch with indigenous representatives and the Papal entourage 15:00     VISIT TO THE CATHEDRAL OF SAN CRISTí?BAL DE LAS CASAS      15:35     Transfer by helicopter to Tuxtla Gutiérrez          16:15     MEETING with FAMILIES in "Ví­ctor Manuel Reynaâ? Stadium at Tuxtla Gutiérrez  (Discourse by the Holy Father) 18:10     Departure by plane for Mexico City       20:00     Arrival at the airport in Mexico City                                       Tuesday 16 February 2016 07:50     Departure by airplane for Morelia          10:00     HOLY MASS with priests, religious, consecrated persons, and seminarians (Homily by the Holy Father) 15:15     VISIT TO THE CATHEDRAL 16:30     MEETING WITH YOUNG PEOPLE at "José Marí­a Morelos y Pavónâ? Stadium (Discourse by the Holy Father) 18:55     Departure by plane for Mexico City 20:00     Arrival in Mexico City                                    Wednesday 17 February 2016 08:35     Departure by plane for Ciudad Juárez   10:00     Arrival at "Abraham Gonzálezâ? International Airport in Ciudad Juárez   10:30     Visit to a prison (CeReSo n.3)    (Discourse by the Holy Father) 12:00     MEETING with the WORLD of WORK at con il MONDO del LAVORO at the Colegio de Bachilleres dello Stato of Chihuahua (Discourse by the Holy Father) 16:00     HOLY MASS at the fairgrounds of Ciudad Juárez  (Homily + greeting by the Holy Father) 19:00     DEPARTURE CEREMONY at Ciudad Juárez International Airport                19:15     Departure by plane for Rome (Ciampino Airport)   Thursday 18 February 2016 14:45     Arrival at Romeâ??s Ciampino Airport