Day 4: New York

Friday, April 18


Morning Mass in private in the chapel of the Apostolic Nunciature
7:50 A. M.
Farewell to those at the Apostolic Nunciature
8:00 A. M.
Transfer by car to Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland.
8:45 A. M.
Departure by air to New York City
9:45 A. M.
Arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport in the Borough of Queens in New York City
10:00 A. M.
Transfer by helicopter from JFK to the Borough of Manhattan in New York City
10:30 A. M.
Arrival at the Wall Street heliport in Manhattan and transfer by car to the United Nations headquarters
10:45 A. M.
Visit to the United Nations. Speech by Pope Benedict XVI to the United Nations General Assembly followed by greetings by the United Nations staff
1:45 P. M.
Transfer by car to the residence of the Vatican's Permanent Observer to the United Nations
5:45 P. M.
Transfer by car to Saint Joseph Church in the Yorkville/traditionally German section of Manhattan
6:00 P. M.
Ecumenical meeting at Saint Joseph Church. Speech by Pope Benedict XVI.
7:15 P. M.
Transfer by car to the residence of the Vatican's Permanent Observer to the United Nations
7:30 P. M.
Dinner with United States cardinals, officers of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, and members of the papal entourage

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December 18, 2014

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Gospel of the Day

Mt 21:23-27


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First Reading:: Jer 23: 5-8
Gospel:: Mt 1: 18-25

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Mt 21:23-27

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