Apostolic Trip of His Holiness Francis to Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius (4 to 10 September 2019)

Wednesday 4 September 2019

ROMA-MAPUTO

08:00

Departure by air from Rome-Fiumicino Airport for Maputo

18:30

WELCOME CEREMONY at Maputo Airport

 

Thursday 5 September 2019

MAPUTO

COURTESY VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT in the “Ponta Vermelha” Palace

MEETING WITH THE AUTHORITIES, CIVIL SOCIETY AND THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS in Ponta Vermelha Palace

Address of the Holy Father

INTERRELIGIOUS MEETING WITH THE YOUNG in the Pavillon Maxaquene

Address of the Holy Father

Lunch in the nunciature

MEETING WITH THE BISHOPS, PRIESTS, MEN AND WOMEN RELIGIOUS, CONSECRATED PERSONS, SEMINARIANS, CATECHISTS AND ANIMATORS in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

Address of the Holy Father

Friday 6 September 2019

MAPUTO-ANTANANARIVO

VISIT TO ZIMPETO HOSPITAL

Greeting of the Holy Father

HOLY MASS in the Stadium of Zimpeto

Homily of the Holy Father

FAREWELL CEREMONY at Maputo Airport

12:40

Departure of the papal aircraft for Antananarivo

16:30

WELCOME CEREMONY at Antananarivo Airport

 

Saturday 7 September 2019

ANTANANARIVO

COURTESY VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT in the “Iavoloha” Presidential Palace 

MEETING WITH THE AUTHORITIES, CIVIL SOCIETY AND THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS in the Ceremony Building

Address of the Holy Father

MIDDAY PRAYER in the Monastery of the Descalced Carmelites

Homily of the Holy Father

Lunch in the nunziature

MEETING WITH BISHOPS OF MADAGASCAR in the Cathedral of Andohalo

Address of the Holy Father

VISIT TO THE TOMB OF BLESSED BEATA VICTOIRE RASOAMANARIVO

VIGIL WITH THE YOUNG in the Soamandrakizay diocesan field

Address of the Holy Father

 

Sunday 8 September 2019

ANTANANARIVO

HOLY MASS in the Soamandrakizay diocesan field

Homily of the Holy Father

Lunch with the papal entourage in the nunziature

VISIT TO THE AKAMASOA CITY OF FRIENDSHIP

Greeting of the Holy Father

PRAYER FOR THE WORKERS in the Mahatzana worksite

Prayer of the Holy Father

MEETING WITH PRIESTS, MEN AND WOMEN RELIGIOUS, CONSECRATED PERSONS AND SEMINARIANS in the Collège de Saint Michel

Address of the Holy Father

 

Monday 9 September 2019

ANTANANARIVO-PORT LOUIS-ANTANANARIVO

07:30

Departure by air for Port Louis

10:40

WELCOME CEREMONY at Port Louis Airport

HOLY MASS at the Monument to Mary Queen of Peace

Homily of the Holy Father

Lunch with the bishops of CEDOI in the bishopric

PRIVATE VISIT TO THE SHRINE OF PERE LAVAL

COURTESY VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT in the Presidential Palace

MEETING WITH THE PRIME MINISTER in the Presidential Palace

MEETING WITH THE AUTHORITIES, CIVIL SOCIETY AND THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS in the Presidential Palace

Address of the Holy Father

FAREWELL CEREMONY at Port Louis Airport

19:00

Departure by air for Antananarivo

20:00

Arrival at Antananarivo Airport

Tuesday 10 September 2019

ANTANANARIVO-ROME

FAREWELL CEREMONY at Antananarivo Airport

09:20

Departure by air for Rome-Ciampino Airport

19:00

Arrival at Rome-Ciampino Airport

Source: http://press.vatican.va/content/salastampa...