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Friday, 30 September 2016
09:00 Departure from Rome's Fiumicino airport for Tbilisi.
15:00 Arrival at the International Airport of Tbilisi Welcoming ceremony
15:30 Courtesy visit to the President of the Republic at the Presidential Palace
16:00 Meeting with the Authorities, the Civil Society and the Diplomatic Corps in the Courtyard of the Presidential Palace
16:40 Meeting with His Holiness and Beatitude Ilia II, Catholicos and Patriarch of All Georgia at the Patriarchal Palace
18:00 Meeting with the Assyrian-Chaldean Community at the Catholic Chaldean Church of St. Simon Bar Sabbae
Saturday, 1 October 2016
10:00 Holy Mass at M. Meskhi Stadium
15:45 Meeting with Priests, Men and Women Religious, Seminarians and Pastoral Agents gathered in the church of the Assumption
17:00 Meeting with people assisted and operators of the Works of Charity of the Church before the Assistance Centre of the Camillian Order
18:15 Visit to the Svietyskhoveli Patriarchal Cathedral in Mskheta
Sunday, 2 October 2016
07:55 Farewell ceremony at the International Airport of Tbilisi
08:10 Departure by plane for Baku. Official welcome
09:30 Arrival at “Heydar Aliyev” International Airport of Baku Official welcome
10:30 Holy Mass at the church of the Immaculate in the Salesian Centre in Baku
12:45 Luncheon with the Salesian Community and the Papal Entourage
15:30 Welcoming Protocol Ceremony in the Square of the Presidential Palace of Ganjlik Courtesy visit to the President of the Republic at the Presidential Palace of Ganjlik
16:30 Visit to the Memorial to those killed for Independence.
17:00 Meeting with the Authorities at “Heydar Aliyev” Centre.
17:45 Private meeting with the Sheikh of the Caucasus Muslims at “Heydar Aliyev” Mosque.
18:00 Interreligious meeting with the Sheikh and with the Representatives of the different Religious Communities of the country.
19:00 Farewell ceremony at the Airport of Bakue.
19:15 Departure by plane for Rome/Ciampino.
22:00 Arrival at Rome/Ciampino Airport.
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