Program Schedule

PRESS RELEASE: 10.10.2017
APOSTOLIC JOURNEY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO BANGLADESH
30 NOVEMBER – 2 DECEMBER2017

   
Thursday 30 November 2017
15:00 Arrival at Dhaka International Airport

WELCOME CEREMONY

 
16:00 VISIT TO THE NATIONAL MARTYR’S MEMORIAL OF SAVAR  
16:45 HOMAGE TO THE FATHER OF THE NATION in Bangabandhu Memorial Museum and SIGNING OF THE BOOK OF HONOUR  
17:30 COURTESY VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT in the Presidential Palace  
18:00 MEETING WITH AUTHORITIES, the CIVIL SOCIETY and the DIPLOMATIC CORPS  in the Presidential Palace Speech of the Holy Father
   
Friday 1 December 2017
10:00 HOLY MASS and priestly ordination in Suhrawardy Udyan Park Homily of the Holy Father
15:20 VISIT OF THE PRIME MINISTER in the Apostolic Nunciature  
16:00 VISIT TO THE CATHEDRAL  
16:15 MEETING WITH THE BISHOPS of Bangladesh in the Home for elderly priests Speech of the Holy Father
17:00 INTERRELIGIOUS AND ECUMENICAL MEETING FOR PEACE in the garden of the Archbishop’s House Speech of the Holy Father
Saturday 2 December 2017
10:00 PRIVATE VISIT TO TEJGAON MOTHER THERESA HOUSE  
10:45 MEETING WITH PRIESTS, RELIGIOUS and CONSECRATED MEN AND WOMEN, SEMINARIANS and NOVICES in the church of the Holy Rosary Speech of the Holy Father
11:45 VISIT TO THE PARISH CEMETERY AND TO THE ANCIENT CHURCH OF THE HOLY ROSARY  
15:20 MEETING WITH THE YOUTH in Notre Dame College in Dhaka Speech of the Holy Father
16:45 OFFICIAL  FAREWELL in Dhaka International Airport  
17:05 Departure by plane for ROME/CIAMPINO  
23:00 Arrival in ROME/CIAMPINO