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APOSTOLIC JOURNEY OF POPE BENEDICT XVI
TO THE UNITED KINGDOM

ON THE OCCASION OF THE BEATIFICATION
OF CARDINAL JOHN HENRY NEWMAN

16 - 19 SEPTEMBER 2010

PROGRAM

Live Broadcast by CTV
(Vatican Television Center)  

 

Thursday, 16 September 2010

Rome

08:10 Departure from Ciampino Airport for Edinburgh Meeting of Benedict XVI with journalists during the flight to the United Kingdom

 

Edinburgh

10:30 Arrival at Edinburgh International Airport  
  State welcome at Edinburgh International Airport  
11:00 Welcoming Ceremony in the Palace of Holyroodhouse  
  Courtesy Visit to Her Majesty Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom, in the Palace of Holyroodhouse

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father

11:40 Meeting with State Authorities in the grounds of the Palace of Holyroodhouse  
13:00 Luncheon with Papal Entourage at the Archbishop's House  

 

Glasgow

17:15 Mass at Bellahouston Park (Video)
Homily of the Holy Father
20:00 Departure from Glasgow International for London  

 

London

21:25 Arrival at Heathrow International Airport (London Borough of Hillingdon)  

 

 

Friday, 17 September 2010

08:00 Private Celebration of Mass in the Chapel of the Apostolic Nunciature in Wimbledon (London Borough of Merton)  
10:00 Meeting with the world of Catholic Education in the Chapel and Sports Arena of St Mary’s University in Twickenham (London Borough of Richmond) (Video)
Greeting and Address of the Holy Father
11:30 Meeting with Religious Leaders in the Waldegrave Drawing Room of St Mary’s University College in Twickenham (London Borough of Richmond) (Video)
Address of the Holy Father
16:00 Courtesy Visit to the Archbishop of Canterbury at Lambeth Palace (London Borough of Lambeth) (Video)
Address of the Holy Father
17:10 Meeting with the representatives of British Society, including the Diplomatic Corps, politicians, academics and business leaders at Westminster Hall (City of Westminster) (Video)
Address of the Holy Father
18:15 Ecumenical Celebration at Westminster Abbey (City of Westminster) (Video)
Address of the Holy Father

 

Saturday, 18 September 2010 

09:00 Meeting with the Prime Minister in the Archbishop's House (City of Westminster)  
09:20 Meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister in the Archbishop's House (City of Westminster)  
9:30 Meeting with the Opposition Leader in the Archbishop's House (City of Westminster)  
10:00 Mass in the Cathedral of the Most Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ  (City of Westminster) (Video)
Homily and Greeting of the Holy Father
17:00 Visit to St Peter's Residence for the elderly (London Borough of Lambeth) Address of the Holy Father
18:15 Prayer Vigil on the Eve of the Beatification of Cardinal John Henry Newman, Hyde Park (London) (Video)
Address of the Holy Father

 

Sunday, 19 September 2010

 

08:00 Farewell to the Apostolic Nunciature in Wimbledon (London Borough of Merton)  
08:45 Departure by helicopter from Wimbledon Park (London Borough of Merton) for Birmingham  

 
Birmingham

09:30 Arrival at the heliport near Cofton Park of Rednal  
10:00 Mass with the Beatification of Venerable Cardinal John Henry Newman at Cofton Park of Rednal (Video)
Homily of the Holy Father
  Recitation of the Angelus Domini (Video)
Words of the Holy Father
13:10 Private Visit to the Oratory of St Philip Neri, Edgbaston  
13:45 Lunch with the Bishops of England, Scotland and Wales and the Papal Entourage at the Francis Martin House in Oscott College  
16:45 Meeting with the Bishops of England, Scotland and Wales in the Chapel of the Francis Martin House, Oscott College (Video)
Address of the Holy Father
18:15 Farewell Ceremony at the International Airport of Birmingham (Video)
Address of the Holy Father
18:45 Departure from the International Airport of Birmingham for Roma  

 

Rome

22:30 Arrival at Ciampino Airport  

 


Time lag

Rome: + 2 UTC
United Kingdom: + 1 UTC

 

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