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(21 September 2014)


Logo - Viaggio Apostolico a Tirana (Albania), 21.IX.2014

Live video transmission by CTV
(Vatican Television Center)  

Live CTV


Sunday, 21 September 2014


7:30 Departure from Rome's Fiumicino airport for Tirana
9:00 Arrival at "Mother Teresa" International Airport in Tirana
  Official welcoming by the Prime Minister, Edi Rama
9:30 Welcoming ceremony in the square in front of the Presidential Palace
  Courtesy visit to the President of the Republic in the Green Room of the Presidential Palace
10:00 Meeting with the civil authorities in the Reception Room of the Presidential Palace
11:00 Holy Mass in Mother Teresa Square
  Prayer of the Angelus Domini
13:30 Meeting and luncheon with the Albanian Bishops and the Papal Entourage at the Apostolic Nunciature
16:00 Meeting with the leaders of other religions and other Christian denominations at the Catholic University "Our Lady of Good Counsel"
17:00 Celebration of Vespers with priests, men and women religious, seminarians and various lay movements in the Cathedral of Tirana
18:30 Meeting with the children of the "Centro Betania" and the representatives from other charitable centers of Albania in the church of the "Centro Betania"
19:45 Farewell ceremony at "Mother Teresa" International Airport of Tirana
20:00 Departure from Tirana for Rome's Ciampino Airport

In-Flight Press Conference of Pope Francis from Albania to Rome

21:30 Arrival at Ciampino Airport in Rome


Time Lag

Rome: +2 UTC
Tirana: +2 UTC

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