Pope Francis Apostolic Journey to Georgia and Azerbaijan
Author: Catholic.net |
Follow the live trasmission of the Apostolic Journey of Pope Francis to Georgia and Azerbaijan from September 30 to October 2, 2016.
Below is the content of his speeches, homilies, statistics and articles of interest on the journey.
- Statistics of the Catholic Church in Georgia and Azerbaijan.
- Missal for the Apostolic Journey
- Details of Pope Francis' visit to Georgia and Azerbaijan.
- Azerbaijan holds referendum on presidential term and powers.
- Pope Prays at Santa Maria Maggiore Before Departing for Georgia.
- The Pope in Georgia: we are united by our common witness to the Christian.
- Angelus, Salesian Centre - Baku. Sunday, 2 October 2016.
«Peace be with you» (Jn 20, 19-21-16) and
«We are all together» (cfr. Mt 23,8)
Here are the trip program. On the program we will be placing links in messages, speeches as it progresses.
Friday, 30 September 2016
|09:00||Departure from Rome's Fiumicino airport for Tbilisi|
|15:00||Arrival at the International Airport of Tbilisi
|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|
|09:30||Arrival at “Heydar Aliyev” International Airport of Baku|
|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 Baku|
|19:15||Departure by plane for Rome/Ciampino|
|22:00||Arrival at Rome/Ciampino Airport|
Rome: +2h UTC
Tbilisi: +4h UTC
Baku: +4h UTC