Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Day 6 - Pope Benedict in Bethlehem - Mass in Manger Square; Grotto of the Nativity; Caritas Baby Hospital and Aida Refugee Camp

On the Schedule Today (Wednesday May 13, 2009)
This post will be updated with news and commentary on the day's events
  • 09.00 - Welcoming ceremony in the square in front of the presidential palace, in Bethlehem
  • 10.00 - Holy Mass in Manger Square, Bethlehem
  • 12.30 - Luncheon with the Ordinaries of the Holy Land, the Franciscan community and the Papal Entourage at the Casa Nova monastery in Bethlehem
  • 15.30 - Private visit to the Grotto of the Nativity in Bethlehem
  • 16.10 - Visit to the Caritas Baby Hospital in Bethlehem
  • 16.45 - Visit to the Aida Refugee Camp in Bethlehem
  • 18.00 - Courtesy visit to the president of the Palestine National Authority in the presidential palace of Bethlehem
  • 18.40 - Farewell ceremony in the courtyard of the Presidential Palace

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