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APOSTOLIC JOURNEY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS
TO TURKEY

(28-30 NOVEMBER 2014)

 

Live video transmission by CTV
(Vatican Television Center)  

Live CTV

 

 

Friday, 28 November 2014

9:00 Departure from Rome's Fiumicino airport for Ankara
Greeting to journalists during the flight Rome-Ankara
[Italian]
 
13:00 Arrival at Esemboğa Airport of Ankara  
  Official welcome  
  Visit at the Atatürk Mausoleum  
  Presidential Palace  
  Welcoming ceremony  
  Courtesy visit to the President of the Republic  
 

Meeting with the President, Prime Minister and Civil Authorities  
[Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish]

 
  Audience with the Prime Minister  
  Visit to the President of Religious Affairs (Diyanet)
[Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish]
 

    
Saturday, 29 November 2014

9:30 Departure from Ankara's Esemboğa airport  
10:30 Arrival at Atatürk International Airport of Istanbul  
  Visit at Saint Sofia Museum  
  Visit at Sultan Ahmet Mosque  
 

Holy Mass at the Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Spirit
[Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish]

 
  Ecumenical Prayer in the Patriarchal Church of Saint George
[Arabic, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish]
 
  Private meeting with H.H. Bartholomaios I at the Patriarchal Palace  

   
Sunday, 30 November 2014

  Private Holy Mass in the Apostolic Delegation  
 

Divine Liturgy in the Patriarchal Church of St. George
[Arabic, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish]

 
  Ecumenical Blessing and signing of the Common Declaration
[Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
  Luncheon of the Holy Father with H.H. Bartholomaios I at the Ecumenical Patriarchate  
  Greeting to young refugees assisted by the Salesians
[Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
16:45

Farewell ceremony at Atatürk International Airport of Istanbul

 
17:00 Departure from Atatürk International Airport of Istanbul  
 

In-Flight Press Conference of His Holiness Pope Francis from Istanbul to Rome
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]

 
18:40 Arrival at Rome's Ciampino airport  

 

Time Lag

Rome: +1 UTC
Ankara: +2 UTC
Istanbul: +2 UTC

 


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