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APOSTOLIC JOURNEY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS
TO ECUADOR, BOLIVIA AND PARAGUAY

(5-13 JULY 2015)

  

 

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Sunday, 5 July 2015

9:00 Departure from Rome's Fiumicino airport for Quito (Ecuador)  
15:00 Arrival at “Mariscal Sucre” International Airport of Quito  
  Welcome ceremony
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

Monday, 6 July 2015

9:00 Departure by plane for Guayaquil  
  Arrival at “José J. de Olmedo” International Airport of Guayaquil  
10:30 Visit to the Shrine of Divine Mercy
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
11:45 Holy Mass at Samanes Park
[Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
14:00 Luncheon at Javier College with the Jesuit Community and the Papal Entourage  
17:10 Departure by plane for Quito  
18:00 Arrival at “Mariscal Sucre” International Airport of Quito  
19:00 Courtesy Visit to the President of the Republic at “Carondelet” Presidential Palace  
20:10 Visit to the Cathedral of Quito
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
 

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

9:00 Meeting with the Bishops of Ecuador at the Convention Center of the Bicentennial Park  
10:30 Holy Mass for the Evangelization of Peoples at the Bicentennial Park
[Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
16:30 Meeting with Educators at the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
18:00 Meeting with Meeting with Political, Economic and Civic Leaders at San Francisco Church
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
19:15 Private visit to the “Iglesia de la Compañia”  

Wednesday, 8 July 2015

9:30 Visit to the Nursing Home of the Missionaries of Charity  
10:30 Meeting with the Clergy, Religious and Seminarians at the Marian National Shrine of “El Quinche”
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
12:00 Departure by plane from Quito for La Paz (Bolivia)  
16:15 Arrival at the International Airport "El Alto" in La Paz  
  Welcome ceremony
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
  Remarks of Pope Francis during the stop at the site where Fr Luis Espinal was murdered
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
18:00 Courtesy Visit to the President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia at the Palace of Government  
19:00 Meeting with the civil authorities at La Paz Cathedral
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
20:00 Departure by plane for Santa Cruz de la Sierra  
21:15 Arrival at Viru Viru International Airport in Santa Cruz de la Sierra  

Thursday, 9 July 2015

10:00 Holy Mass in Christ the Redeemer Square
[Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
16:00 Meeting with Clergy, Religious and Seminarians at the Coliseum of Don Bosco College
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
17:30 Participation at the Second World Meeting of the Popular Movements at the Expo Feria Exhibition Centre
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

Friday, 10 July 2015

  Remarks by the Holy Father on the occasion of the presentation of two decorative honours to Our Lady of Copacabana, Patroness of Bolivia (Santa Cruz de la Sierra)
[English, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
9:30 Visit to Santa Cruz-Palmasola Rehabilitation Center
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
11:00

Meeting with the Bishops of Bolivia at de La Santa Cruz parish church

 
12:45 Farewell ceremony at Viru Viru International Airport  
13:00 Departure by plane for Asunción (Paraguay)  
15:00 Arrival at “Silvio Pettirossi” International Airport of Asunción  
  Welcome ceremony  
18:00 Courtesy Visit to the President of the Republic at López Palace  
18:45 Meeting with government authorities and the diplomatic corps in the gardens of López Palace
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

Saturday, 11 July 2015

8:30 Visit to the “Niños de Acosta Ñu” General Paediatric Hospital
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
10:30 Holy Mass celebrated on the esplanade in front of the Marian Shrine of Caacupé
[Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
16:30 Meeting with representatives of the civil society at León Condou stadium of San José School
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
18:15 Vespers with Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Men and Women Religious, Seminarians and Catholic Movements at the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

Sunday, 12 July 2015

8:15 Visit to the people of Bañado Norte (Chapel of Juan Bautista)
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
10:00 Holy Mass at Campo Grande, Ñu Guazú
[Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
  Angelus
[Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
13:00 Meeting with the Bishops of Paraguay in the Apostolic Nunciature  
13:30 Luncheon with the Bishops of Paraguay and the Papal Entourage  
17:00 Meeting with young people at the “Costanera” riverside area
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
19:00 Departure for Rome
In-Flight Press Conference of His Holiness Pope Francis from Asunción to Rome
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

Monday, 13 July 2015

13:45 Arrival at Ciampino Airport in Rome  

 

Time lag

Rome: +2h UTC
Quito/Guayaquil: -5h UTC
La Paz/Santa Cruz/Asunción: -4h UTC

 


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