VISIT OF THE HOLY FATHER
TO BARI FOR THE MEETING OF REFLECTION AND SPIRITUALITY,
“MEDITERRANEAN: FRONTIER OF PEACE”
23 February 2020
Live video transmission
|7.00||Departure by helicopter from the Vatican heliport|
|8.15||Arrival in Piazzale Cristofo Colombo, Bari
The Holy Father will be received by:
- Archbishop Francesco Cacucci of Bari-Bitonto;
Transfer by car to the Pontifical Basilica of Saint Nicholas
|8.30||BASILICA OF SAINT NICHOLAS
Meeting with bishops of the Mediterranean
- Introduction from His Eminence Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, president of the Italian Episcopal Conference.
His Eminence Cardinal Vinko Puljić, president of the Episcopal Conference of Bosnia and Herzegovina;
- Thanksgiving from Archbishop Paul Desfarges, S.J., of Alger, Algeria, president of the Regional Episcopal Conference of North Africa (CERNA).
The Holy Father will greet the bishops attending the meeting.
Transfer by car to Corso Vittorio Emmanuele II
|10.45||CORSO VITTORIO EMMANUELE II: Eucharistic Concelebration|
|12.30||Departure from Piazzale Cristoforo Colombo.|
|13.45||Arrival at the Vatican heliport.|
Bulletin of the Holy See Press Office, 21 January 2020
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