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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   Video
Address of the Holy Father
11:00 Holy Mass in Mother Teresa Square   Video
Homily of the Holy Father
  Prayer of the Angelus Domini   Words of the Holy Father
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"   Video
Address of the Holy Father
17:00 Celebration of Vespers with priests, men and women religious, seminarians and various lay movements in the Cathedral of Tirana   Video
Address of the Holy Father
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"   Video
Address of the Holy Father
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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