Program of the Apostolic Voyage

APOSTOLIC VOYAGE
OF HIS HOLINESS JOHN PAUL II
TO BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
FOR THE BEATIFICATION
OF THE SERVANT OF GOD IVAN MERZ
22 JUNE 2003

PROGRAM

ITALY

Sunday, 22 June
Fiumicino (Rome)

8.15 a.m. “Leonardo da Vinci” International Airport, Fiumicino (Rome) Departure for Banja Luka

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

Banja Luka

9.40 a.m. International Airport of Banja Luka Arrival
International Airport of Banja Luka Welcome ceremony.
Address of the Holy Father
International Airport of Banja Luka Private Meeting with the Collegial Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina
11.30 a.m. Plaza in front of the Most Holy Trinity Convent of the Friars Minor on Petričevać Hill, on the outskirts of Banja Luka Mass with Beatification of Ivan Merz
Homily of the Holy Father
Plaza in front of the Most Holy Trinity Convent of the Friars Minor on Petričevać Hill, on the outskirts of Banja Luka Recital of the Angelus Domini
Address of the Holy Father
Plaza in front of the Most Holy Trinity Convent of the Friars Minor on Petričevać Hill, on the outskirts of Banja Luka Farewell Ceremony
Address of the Holy Father
2.30 p.m. Bishop’s residence in Banja Luka Meeting with the Bishops of Bosnia and Herzegovina and with the Cardinals and Bishops of the Papal Entourage
5.30 p.m. Bishop’s residence in Banja Luka Courtesy Visit of the President of the Serbian Republic and of the President of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
6.00 p.m. Bishop’s residence in Banja Luka Courtesy Visit of the Inter-Religious Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina
6.20 p.m. Bishop’s residence in Banja Luka Farewell
6.30 p.m. Catholic Cathedral of Banja Luka Private visit
7.15 p.m. International Airport of Banja Luka Farewell Ceremony
7.45 p.m. International Airport of Banja Luka Departure for Rome

ITALY
Ciampino (Rome)

9.00 p.m. Airport of Ciampino (Rome) Arrival

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Time Lag

• Rome: + 2 UTC
• Banja Luka: + 2 UTC