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Papal Visit 2010: full itinerary

Thursday, September 16

08:10 Departure from Ciampino Airport, Rome
10:30 Arrival at Edinburgh International
11:00 State Welcome and Audience with HM Queen Elizabeth II, Palace of Holyrood House
11:40 State Reception in the grounds of the Palace of Holyrood House
13:00 Private Lunch with the Archbishop of
St Andrews and Edinburgh
17:15 Pope Benedict XVI presides at the
celebration of Mass, Bellahouston Park
20:00 Departure from Glasgow Airport
21:25 Arrival at Heathrow Airport

Friday, September 17

08:00 Private Celebration of Mass in the Chapel of the Apostolic Nunciature
10:00 Celebration of Catholic Education,
St Mary’s University College, Twickenham.
n Prayer with Representatives of Religious Congregations in St Mary’s Chapel
n Gathering with schoolchildren and students, Sports Arena, including the inauguration of the John Paul II Institute for Sport
11:30 Meeting with Religious Leaders and
People of Faith, Waldegrave Drawing Room, St Mary’s University College, Twickenham.
16:00 Fraternal Visit to the Archbishop of
Canterbury, Lambeth Palace
17:10 Address to Civil Society, Westminster Hall, Palace of Westminster
18:15 Celebration of Evening Prayer,
Westminster Abbey

Saturday, September 18

09:00 Courtesy call from the Prime Minister, the Rt Hon David Cameron MP, Archbishop’s House, Westminster
09:20 Courtesy call from the Deputy Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP
09:30 Courtesy call from the Acting Leader of HM Opposition, the Rt Hon Harriet Harman
10:00 Mass in the Cathedral of the Most
Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ,
Pope Benedict will greet 2,500 young
people gathered in the Piazza to welcome him
Pope Benedict will greet the people of Wales
17:00 Visit to St Peter’s Residence for Older People, Vauxhall
18:15 Prayer Vigil on the Eve of the
Beatification of Cardinal Newman, Hyde Park

Sunday, September 19

08:00 Farewell to the Apostolic Nunciature, Wimbledon
08:45 Departure by helicopter for Birmingham, Wimbledon Park
09:30 Arrival by helicopter in Birmingham
10:00 Celebration of Mass with the Beatification of Cardinal Newman, Cofton Park
13:10 Private Visit to the Oratory of St Philip Neri, Edgbaston, Birmingham
13:45 Lunch with the Bishops of England, Scotland and Wales and the Papal Entourage, Oscott College
16:45 Meeting with the Bishops of England, Scotland and Wales, Seminary Chapel, Oscott College
18:15 Departure Ceremony, Birmingham
International Airport