Benedicto XVI en Peregrinación a Tierra Santa 2009

The timezone in Rome is (GMT +2), the timezone in Israel and Jordania is (GMT +3)

Saturday, 9 May 2009

  • 07:15 Private Mass in the Chapel of the Apostolic Nunciature of Amman
Mount Nebo
  • 09:15 Visit to the ancient Basilica of the Memorial of Moses on Mount Nebo
  • 10:30 Blessing of the cornerstone of Madaba University of the Latin Patriarchate
  • 11:30 Visit to the Hashemite museum and the Al-Hussein Bin Talal Mosque in Amman
  • 11:45 Meeting with Muslim religious leaders, members of the Diplomatic Corps and Rectors of universities in Jordan in front of the mosque al-Hussein bin Talal in Amman
  • 17:30 Celebration of Vespers with priests, men and women religious, seminarians and ecclesial movements in the Greek-Melkite Cathedral of Saint-Georges in Amman 

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Pope encourages Eastern Catholics to give witness
Amman, Jordan, May 9, 2009 / 01:53 pm (CNA) .- Shouts of “Viva il Papa” and “Benedetto” echoed through the Greek Melkite Cathedral of St. George as Pope Benedict XVI celebrated vespers and challenged Eastern Catholics to resolutely testify to the faith.

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