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28-29 APRIL 2017

Viaggio Apostolico in Egitto, 28-29 aprile 2017


Live video transmission by CTV
(Vatican Television Center)

Live CTV


Friday 28 April 2017

10:45 Departure by plane from Rome/Fiumicino Airport for Cairo
Greeting to journalists on the flight from Rome to Cairo
14:00 Arrival at Cairo International Airport  

Official welcome

  Welcome ceremony in the Presidential Palace in Heliopolis  
  Courtesy visit to the President of the Republic  
  Courtesy visit to the Grand Imam of al-Azhar  
  Speech to the participants in the International Peace Conference
  • Speech of the Grand Imam
  • Speech of the Holy Father
16:40 Meeting with political and civil authorities 
  • Speech of the President
  • Speech of the Holy Father
  Courtesy visit to H.H. Pope Tawadros II

Speech of Pope Tawadros II
Speech of the Holy Father
Common Declaration

Meeting with a group of young people


Saturday 29 April 2017

10:00 Holy Mass  
12:15 Lunch with the Egyptian bishops and the Papal delegation  
15:15 Meeting and prayer with the clergy, religious and seminarians  
  Farewell ceremony  
17:00 Departure by plane for Rome/Ciampino Airport
Return flight press conference of His Holiness Pope Francis from Egypt to Rome
20:30 Arrival at Rome/Ciampino Airport  


Time zones

Rome: +2h UTC
Cairo: +2h UTC

Bulletin of the Holy See Press Office, 3 April 2017


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