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ITINERARY for the Papal Visit to the UK, 2010

APOSTOLIC JOURNEY OF POPE BENEDICT XVI
to the UNITED KINGDOM
on the occasion of the Beatification
of Cardinal John Henry Newman
(16 - 19 September 2010) – PROGRAMME

Thursday, 16 September
08:10 Departure by air from Rome Ciampino to Edinburgh Rome
10:30 Arrival at Edinburgh International Airport
GREETING CEREMONY
Edinburgh
10:40 Motorcade to the Palace of Holyrood House  
11:00 STATE WELCOME CEREMONY at the Palace of Holyrood House, Edinburgh
AUDIENCE WITH HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II
 
11:45 STATE RECEPTION in the grounds of the Palace of Holyrood House, Edinburgh
Speech by the Holy Father
 
12:30 Popemobile journey through Edinburgh  
13:00 Private lunch with the Papal Entourage at Archbishop’s House, Edinburgh  
15:45 Motorcade to Bellahouston Park, Glasgow  
16:45 CELEBRATION OF MASS in Bellahouston Park, Glasgow
Homily by the Holy Father
Glasgow
19:30 Motorcade to Glasgow Airport  
20:00 Departure by air from Glasgow Airport to London Heathrow Airport  
21:25 Arrival at London Heathrow Airport (London Borough of Hillingdon)
Transfer to the Apostolic Nunciature
London
Friday, 17 September
08:00 Private Celebration of Mass in the Chapel of the Apostolic Nunciature, Wimbledon (London Borough of Merton) London
09:40 Motorcade to St. Mary's University College, Twickenham  
10:00 Personal prayer with representatives of religious congregation in St. Mary's Chapel  
10:15 CELEBRATION OF CATHOLIC EDUCATION with Prayer with Religious in the Chapel and meeting with schoolchildren and students in the sports arena of St Mary’s University College, Twickenham (London Borough of Richmond)
Greeting to Religious and Speech to schoolchildren and students by the Holy Father
 
11:15 Popemobile to Walpole House  
11:30 MEETING WITH RELIGIOUS LEADERS AND PEOPLE OF FAITH in the Waldegrave Drawing Room and Walpole House, St Mary’s University College, Twickenham (London Borough of Richmond)
Speech by the Holy Father
 
12:30 Motorcade to the Apostolic Nunciature for private lunch  
16:00 Motorcade to Lambeth Palace  
16:15 FRATERNAL VISIT TO THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY in Lambeth Palace (London Borough of Lambeth)
Speech by the Holy Father
 
17:15 Popemobile to Westminster Hall  
17:30 ADDRESS TO CIVIL SOCIETY in Westminster Hall, Palace of Westminster (City of Westminster)
Speech by the Holy Father
 
18:30 Popemobile to Westminster Abbey  
18:45 CELEBRATION OF EVENING PRAYER in Westminster Abbey (City of Westminster)
Speech by the Holy Father
 
20:00 Motorcade to the Apostolic Nunciature  
20:15 State Banquet in honour of Pope Benedict XVI at Lancaster House, hosted by the Prime Minister  
Saturday, 18 September
08:15 Motorcade to Archbishop's House, Westminster  
09:00 COURTESY CALL FROM THE PRIME MINISTER in Archbishop’s House (City of Westminster) London
09:20 COURTESY CALL FROM THE DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER in Archbishop’s House (City of Westminster)  
09:30 COURTESY CALL FROM THE ACTING LEADER OF HM OPPOSITION in Archbishop’s House (City of Westminster)  
10:00 CELEBRATION OF MASS in the Cathedral of the Most Precious Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ (City of Westminster)
Homily by the Holy Father
Greeting of young people in the Piazza of Westminster
Cathedral Blessing of the mosaic of St. David and Lighting the candle on the statue of Our Lady of the Taper
Greeting by the Holy Father to the people of Wales
 
12:45 Motorcade to the Apostolic Nunciature  
16:45 Motorcade from the Apostolic Nunciature  
17:00 VISIT TO ST PETER’S RESIDENCE FOR OLDER PEOPLE (London Borough of Lambeth)
Speech by the Holy Father
 
18:00 Popemobile to Hyde Park  
18:15 PRAYER VIGIL ON THE EVE OF THE BEATIFICATION OF CARDINAL JOHN HENRY NEWMAN in Hyde Park (City of Westminster)
Speech by the Holy Father
 
19:45 Motorcade to the Apostolic Nunciature  
Sunday, 19 September
08:00 Farewell to the Apostolic Nunciature, Wimbledon (London Borough of Merton)
Transfer by car to helicopter departure
London
08:45 Departure by helicopter for Birmingham Airport  
09:30 Arrival at Birmingham Airport
Popemobile through assembly
Birmingham
10:00 CELEBRATION OF MASS for the Beatification of the Venerable Cardinal John Henry Newman in Cofton Park, Rednal, Birmingham
Homily by the Holy Father
RECITATION OF THE ANGELUS
Address by the Holy Father
 
12:40 Helicopter transfer to St Mary's College, Oscott  
13:30 Lunch with the Bishops of England, Scotland and Wales and the Papal Entourage in the Refectory of St Mary’s College, Oscott, Birmingham  
15:45 Viewing of the Newman exhibition in the Beeswax Room, Oscott College  
16:00 MEETING WITH THE BISHOPS OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND WALES in the Chapel of St Mary’s College, Oscott, Birmingham
Address by the Holy Father
 
16:50 Photograph with the Seminarians of England, Scotland and Wales in the grounds of Oscott College  
17:00 Motorcade to Birmingham Airport  
17:30 STATE FAREWELL CEREMONY, Birmingham International Airport
Speech by the Holy Father
 
18:00 Departure by air from Birmingham International Airport for Rome  
21:45 Arrival at Rome Ciampino Airport Rome
Time Zones
Rome: +2 GMT
UK: +1 GMT
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