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Full program of Pope Francis' trip to Slovakia and Hungary


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Apostolic Journey of His Holiness Francis to Budapest, on the occasion of the concluding Holy Mass of the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress, and to Slovakia, (12-15 September 2021)

Sunday 12 September 2021

ROME - BUDAPEST - BRATISLAVA

06:00 Departure by airplane from Rome/Fiumicino International Airport for Budapest

07:45 Arrival at Budapest International Airport

07:45 OFFICIAL WELCOME at Budapest International Airport

08:45 MEETING WITH THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC AND THE PRIME MINISTER at the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest

09:15 MEETING WITH THE BISHOPS at the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest

10:00 MEETING WITH THE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ECUMENICAL COUNCIL OF CHURCHES AND SOME JEWISH COMMUNITIES IN HUNGARY at the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest

11:30 HOLY MASS at Heroes' Square in Budapest

14:30 FAREWELL CEREMONY at Budapest International Airport

14:40 Departure by airplane for Bratislava

15:30 Arrival at Bratislava International Airport

15:30 OFFICIAL WELCOME at Bratislava International Airport

16:30 ECUMENICAL MEETING at the Apostolic Nunciature in Bratislava

17:30 PRIVATE MEETING WITH THE MEMBERS OF THE SOCIETY OF JESUS at the Apostolic Nunciature in Bratislava

Monday 13 September 2021

BRATISLAVA

09:15 WELCOME CEREMONY at the Presidential Palace in Bratislava

09:30 COURTESY VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC in the “Golden Hall” of the Presidential Palace in Bratislava

10:00 MEETING WITH AUTHORITIES, CIVIL SOCIETY AND THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS in the garden of the Presidential Palace in Bratislava

10:45 MEETING WITH BISHOPS, PRIESTS, RELIGIOUS, CONSECRATED PERSONS, SEMINARIANS, CATECHISTS at the Cathedral of Saint Martin in Bratislava

16:00 PRIVATE VISIT TO THE “BETHLEHEM CENTER” in Bratislava

16:45 MEETING WITH THE JEWISH COMMUNITY at Rybné námestie Square in Bratislava

18:00 VISIT OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE PARLIAMENT at the Apostolic Nunciature in Bratislava

18:15 VISIT OF THE PRIME MINISTER at the Apostolic Nunciature in Bratislava

Tuesday 14 September 2021

BRATISLAVA - KOŠICE - PREŠOV - KOŠICE – BRATISLAVA

08:10 Departure by airplane for Košice

09:00 Arrival at Košice Airport

10:30 BYZANTINE DIVINE LITURGY OF SAINT JOHN CHRYSOSTOM PRESIDED BY THE HOLY FATHER in the square of the Mestská športová hala in Prešov

16:00 MEETING WITH THE ROMA COMMUNITY at Luník IX district in Košice

17:00 MEETING WITH YOUNG PEOPLE at Lokomotiva Stadium in Košice

18:30 Departure by airplane for Bratislava

19:30 Arrival at Bratislava International Airport

Wednesday 15 September 2021

BRATISLAVA - ŠAŠTIN - BRATISLAVA - ROME

09:10 MOMENT OF PRAYER WITH THE BISHOPS at the National Shrine in Šaštin

10:00 HOLY MASS on the esplanade of the National Shrine in Šaštin

13:30 FAREWELL CEREMONY at Bratislava International Airport

13:45 Departure by airplane for Rome

15:30 Arrival at Rome/Ciampino International Airport