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Pope Francis’ schedule for his U.S. visit

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Pope Francis will visit the United States from Sept. 22 to Sept. 27. 

(Alessandro Di Meo / EPA)

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.

For complete coverage of the pope’s visit, visit latimes.com/pope. All times are Pacific Daylight Time.

Tuesday, Sept. 22, Washington, D.C.

1 p.m. Arrives from Cuba at Joint Base Andrews, Md.

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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

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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

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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

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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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