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Saturday, 13 September2008

  • 9.10 Short visit to the Institut de France
  • 10.00 Eucharistic Celebration on the Esplanade des Invalides. Homily of the Holy Father
  • 12.30 Luncheon with the Bishops of Île de France and the Papal Entourage in the Apostolic Nunciature of Paris
  • 15.50 Farewell from the Apostolic Nunciature of Paris
  • 16.30 Departure by plane from the Airport of Orly for the Airport of Tarbes-Lourdes
  • 17.45 Arrival at the Airport of Tarbes-Lourdes Pyrénées
  • 18.00 Departure by helicopter from the Airport of Tarbes-Lourdes Pyrénées for the Antoine Béguère Stadium of Lourdes
  • 18.20 Arrival at the Antoine Béguère Stadium in Lourdes
  • 18.30 Jubilee Way: Visit to the Church of the Sacred Heart and visit to the Cachot at Lourdes
  • 19.15 Visit to the Grotto of the Apparitions at Lourdes
  • 21.30 Conclusion of the Marian procession "aux flambeaux" in the Rosary Square in the Complex of the Lourdes' Shrines

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Pope: Shun the worship of modern idols and hope in the promises of Christ
Paris, France, Sep 13, 2008 / 03:46 pm (CNA) .- Over 200,000 people gathered at the square surrounding the Les Invalides complex in Paris this morning for Mass with the Pope. In his homily the Holy Father urged his listeners to “shun the worship of idols,” including the idea that man can bring “about the kingdom of eternal joy on earth.”

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