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1 May 2009

Pope Benedict XVI is visiting the Holy Land in May 2009. The Papal visit itinerary and the link to featured sites is as follows:

Monday, 11 May, 2009: Arrival and Official Welcome

…Arrival at Ben-Gurion International Airport

…Visit Jerusalem - Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Memorial.


Tuesday, 12 May, 2009:
Jerusalem and Mass at Kidron Valley

…Visit the Temple Mount

…Visit the Western Wall

…Visit the Heichal Shlomo Synagogue.

…Visit Mount Zion and the site of the Last Supper. Celebration of the Eucharist.

…Visit Gethsemane Church and a solemn afternoon Mass at the Kidron Valley.


Wednesday, 13 May, 2009: Visit Bethlehem

…Celebration of Mass at Manger Square.


Thursday, 14 May, 2009:
Visit Nazareth

…Public morning Mass at Precipice Mountain.

…Visit the Basilica of the Annunciation
See blog with highlights of this visit.

Friday, 15 May, 2009:
Jerusalem and Departure

…Visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in the Old City of Jerusalem.

…Official farewell and ceremony at Ben-Gurion International Airport


We welcome His Holiness and the thousands of pilgrims from around the world that will be visiting the Holy Land.

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