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Sunday, August 21
Holy Mass to close the XXVI World Youth Day at Cuatro Vientos, Madrid. Speech by the Holy Father.
Holy Angelus at Cuatro Vientos. The Holy Father will speak.
Lunch with the Cardinals of Spain and the Papal Retinue in the Apostolic Nunciature, Madrid.
Farewell from the Nunciature
Meeting with WYD volunteers in Pavillion 9 of IFEMA, the Madrid Convention Center. Speech by the Holy Father.
Official farewell Ceremony at Barajas Airport. Speech by the Holy Father.
The Holy Father’s plane takes off
The Holy Father arrives at Roma Ciampino airport
Speeches and Homilies
- Farewell ceremony at Madrid-Barajas International Airport
- Meeting with volunteers of the 26th World Youth Day at Pavilion 9 of the new Trade Fair of Madrid-IFEMA
- Recitation of the Angelus Domini at Cuatro Vientos Airport
- Holy Mass on the occasion of the 26th World Youth Day at Cuatro Vientos Airport
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