Vatican Releases the Busy Schedule for Pope Francis' Trip to Africa and Pilgrimage of Peace



APOSTOLIC JOURNEY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

to the DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO and SOUTH SUDAN
(Ecumenical Peace Pilgrimage to the South Sudanese Land and People)

Pope Francis' Trip to Africa and Pilgrimage of Peace , 2 - 7 JULY 2022, to South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

  

Saturday, 2 July 2022

ROME - KINSHASA

9:30Departure by airplane from Rome/Fiumicino International Airport to Kinshasa
16:00Arrival at Kinshasa International Airport
16:00Official Welcome at Kinshasa "Ndjili" International Airport
17:30Welcome Ceremony at the "Palais de la Nation" in Kinshasa
17:45Courtesy Visit to the President of the Republic in the "Salle Pr√©sidentielle" of the "Palais de la Nation" in Kinshasa  
18:30Meeting with the Authorities and the Diplomatic Corps in the garden of the "Palais de la Nation" in Kinshasa
19:15Private Meeting with the Members of the Society of Jesus in the Apostolic Nunciature in Kinshasa 

 

Sunday, 3 July 2022

KINSHASA

8:00Holy Mass at Ndolo Airport in Kinshasa
18:00Meeting with Bishops, Priests, Religious, Consecrated Persons, Seminarians in the Cathedral "Notre Dame du Congo" in Kinshasa

 

Monday, 4 July 2022

KINSHASA - GOMA - KINSHASA

6:45Departure by airplane from Kinshasa "Ndjili" International Airport to Goma
10:15Arrival at Goma Airport
12:00Holy Mass at Kibumba Camp
17:00Meeting with the Victims of the violence in Beni And in the East of Congo at the Goma Diocesan Welcome Centre
18:30Departure by airplane from Goma Airport to Kinshasa
20:00Arrival at Kinshasa "Ndjili" International Airport

 

Tuesday, 5 July 2022

KINSHASA - JUBA

8:40Meeting with Young People and Catechists in Martyrs' Stadium in Kinshasa
10:10Farewell Ceremony at Kinshasa International Airport
10:35Departure by airplane from Kinshasa "Ndjili" International Airport to Juba

The Holy Father is making the Journey to South Sudan together with the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland

15:00Arrival at Juba International Airport
15:00Welcome Ceremony at Juba International Airport
15:45Courtesy Visit to the President of the Republic at the Presidential Palace in Juba
16:15Meeting with the Vicepresidents of the Republic at the Presidential Palace in Juba 
17:00Meeting with Authorities, Civil Society and the Diplomatic Corps in the garden of the Presidential Palace in Juba

 

Wednesday, 6 July 2022

JUBA 

8:45Visit to Internally Displaced People at the IDPs Camp in Juba
11:30Private meeting with the Members of the Society of Jesus in the Apostolic Nunciature in Juba
17:00Meeting with Bishops, Priests, Religious, Consecrated Persons, Seminarians in the Cathedral of Saint Therese in Juba
18:30Ecumenical Prayer at "John Garang" Mausoleum in Juba

 

Thursday, 7 July2022

JUBA - ROME

8:00Holy Mass at "John Garang" Mausoleum in Juba
10:45Farewell Ceremony at Juba International Airport
11:15Departure by airplane from Juba International Airport to Rome
18:05Arrival at Rome/Fiumicino International Airport

 

Time zones
  
Rome+2h UTC
Kinshasa+1h UTC
Goma+2h UTC
Juba+2h UTC

 

Bulletin of the Holy See Press Office, 28 May 2022

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