Pope Francis’ visit to Mexico full schedule

Pope Francis items sold at Basilica de Guadalupe (Photo: Google)

Vatican released the full schedule of Pope Francis’ trip to Mexico:

Friday 12 February 2016

  • 12:30     Departure from Rome’s Fiumicino Airport for Mexico City
  • 19:30     Arrival at “Benito Juárez” International Airport in Mexico City
  •              Official Reception

Saturday 13 February 2016

  • 09:30     Welcoming ceremony at the National Palace (Zócalo, Mexico City)
  •                Courtesy Visit to the President of the Republic
  • 10:15     Meeting with Civil Authorities and Diplomatic Corps (Discourse by the Holy Father)
  • 11:30     Meeting with the Bishops of Mexico in the Cathedral (Discourse by the Holy Father)
  • 17:00     Holy Mass in the Basilica of Guadalupe (Homily by the Holy Father)


Sunday 14 February 2016

  • 09:20     Transfer by helicopter to Ecatepec
  • 10:30     Holy Mass in the area of the Study Centre of Ecatepec (Homily/Angelus by the Holy Father)
  • 12:50     Transfer by helicopter to Mexico City
  • 13:10     Arrival in Mexico City
  • 16:30     Visit to the Pediatric Hospital “Federico Gómez”  (Greetings by the Holy Father)
  • 18:00     Meeting with the World of Culture in the National Auditorium (Discourse by the Holy Father)


Monday 15 February 2016

  • 07:30     Departure by plane for Tuxtla Gutiérrez
  • 09:15     Transfer by helicopter to San Cristóbal de Las Casas
  • 10:15     Holy Mass with the indigenous community of Chiapas Municipal Sports (Homily by the Holy Father)
  • 13:00     Lunch with indigenous representatives and the Papal entourage
  • 15:00     Visit to the Cathedral of San Cristòbal de las Casas
  • 15:35     Transfer by helicopter to Tuxtla Gutiérrez
  • 16:15     Meeting with Families in “Víctor Manuel Reyna” Stadium at Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Discourse by the Holy Father)
  • 18:10     Departure by plane for Mexico City
  • 20:00     Arrival at the airport in Mexico City
Pope Francis items sold at Basilica de Guadalupe (Photo: Google)
Pope Francis items sold at Basilica de Guadalupe (Photo: Google)

Tuesday 16 February 2016

  • 07:50     Departure by airplane for Morelia
  • 10:00     Holy Mass with priests, religious, consecrated persons, and seminarians (Homily by the Holy Father)
  • 15:15     Visit to the Cathedral
  • 16:30     Meeting with Young People at “José María Morelos y Pavón” Stadium (Discourse by the Holy Father)
  • 18:55     Departure by plane for Mexico City
  • 20:00     Arrival in Mexico City

Fairgrounds in Ciudad Juarez (Photo: Google)

Wednesday 17 February 2016

  • 08:35     Departure by plane for Ciudad Juárez
  • 10:00     Arrival at “Abraham González” International Airport in Ciudad Juárez
  • 10:30     Visit to Ciudad Juárez prison (CeReSo n.3) (Discourse by the Holy Father)
  • 12:00     Meeting with the World of Work at the Colegio de Bachilleres dello Stato of Chihuahua (Discourse by the Holy Father)
  • 16:00     Holy Mass at the fairgrounds of Ciudad Juárez  (Homily + greeting by the Holy Father)
  • 19:00     Departure Ceremony at Ciudad Juárez International Airport
  • 19:15     Departure by plane for Rome (Ciampino Airport)


Source: http://en.radiovaticana.va/