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Saturday, 9 September: Munich

  • 15.30 Arrival at Franz Joseph Strauss international airport. Welcome ceremony.
  • 17.30 Prayer at the Mariensäule (Column of the Madonna) in Marienplatz Prayer and greeting of the Holy Father
  • 18.30 Courtesy visit to the Federal President, meeting with the Federal Chancellor, the Minister President of Bavaria at the Royal Palace

We suggest:

Benedict XVI Q&A
Pope Benedict XVI's interview with Bayerische Rundfunk (ARD), ZDF, Deutsche Welle and Vatican Radio.
Column of Virgin Mary
Pope Benedict XVI will begin his papal visit to Bavaria on September 9 with a prayer at the Column of the Virgin Mary in the center of the Bavarian capital.