Friday, May 8, 2009

Day 1: Pope Benedict visits Amman, Jordan

On the Schedule Today (Friday May 8, 2009)
This post will be updated with news and commentary on the day's events
  • 09.30 - Departure by plane from the International Airport Leonardo da Vinci at Fiumicino (Rome) for Queen Alia International Airport at Amman (Jordan)
  • 14.30 - Welcoming Ceremony at the Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan
  • 15.30 - Visit to Regina Pacis Center in Amman
  • 17.40 - Courtesy visit to their Majesties the King and Queen of Jordan at the Royal palace in Amman-Husseiny

Spoken words of Pope Benedict XVI

Coverage & Commentary


  1. Christopher 8 hours difference to EST, right???

  2. Sounds right. (Hence the Jerusalem time clock in the side bar). =)