Pope Francis’ schedule for his U.S. visit
Pope Francis will have a busy itinerary during his six days in the United States, addressing Congress and the United Nations and visiting a prison in Philadelphia and an elementary school in an impoverished neighborhood in New York.
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Tuesday, Sept. 22, Washington, D.C.
1 p.m. Arrives from Cuba at Joint Base Andrews, Md.
Wednesday, Sept. 23, Washington, D.C.
6:15 a.m. Welcome ceremony and meeting with President Obama at the White House
8:30 a.m. Midday prayer with the bishops of the United States at St. Matthew’s Cathedral
1:15 p.m. Mass of canonization of Junipero Serra at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Thursday, Sept. 24, Washington, D.C., and New York
6:20 a.m. Addresses joint session of Congress
8:15 a.m. Visits St. Patrick’s Church and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington
1 p.m. Departs Joint Base Andrews for New York
2 p.m. Arrives at John F. Kennedy International Airport
3:45 p.m. Evening prayer (vespers) at St. Patrick’s Cathedral
Friday, Sept. 25, New York
5:30 a.m. Addresses United Nations General Assembly
8:30 a.m. Multi-religious service at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum
1 p.m. Visits Our Lady Queen of Angels School in East Harlem
3 p.m. Mass at Madison Square Garden
Saturday, Sept. 26, New York and Philadelphia
5:40 a.m. Departs John F. Kennedy International Airport for Philadelphia
6:30 a.m. Arrives at Atlantic Aviation
7:30 a.m. Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
1:45 p.m. Visits Independence Mall
4:30 p.m. Visits the Festival of Families on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Sunday, Sept. 27, Philadelphia
6:15 a.m. Meets with bishops at the chapel at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
8 a.m. Visits Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility
1 p.m. Mass for the conclusion of the World Meeting of Families on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
4 p.m. Visits organizers, volunteers and benefactors of the World Meeting of Families at Atlantic Aviation
5 p.m. Departs for Rome
Source: U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
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