Pope Francis' schedule in the United States

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The schedule for Pope Francis' September 2015 Apostolic Journey to the United States of America was released by the Vatican June 30, 2015.

Tues., Sept. 22 (Washington)

4 p.m. Arrival from Cuba at Joint Base Andrews

Wed., Sept. 23 (Washington)

9:15 a.m. Welcome ceremony and meeting with President Obama at the White House

11:30 a.m. Midday prayer with the bishops of the United States, Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle

4:15 p.m. Mass of Canonization of Blessed Junípero Serra, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Thurs., Sept. 24 (Washington, New York City)

9:20 a.m. Address to joint meeting of the U.S. Congress

11:15 a.m. Visit to St. Patrick Church and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington

4 p.m. Depart from Joint Base Andrews

5 p.m. Arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport

6:45 p.m. Evening prayer (vespers) at St. Patrick's Cathedral

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Fri., Sept. 25 (New York City)

8:30 a.m. Visit to the United Nations and address to the U.N. General Assembly

11:30 a.m. Multi-religious service at 9/11 memorial and museum, World Trade Center

4 p.m. Visit to Our Lady, Queen of Angels School, East Harlem

6 p.m. Mass at Madison Square Garden

Sat., Sept. 26 (New York City, Philadelphia)

8:40 a.m. Departure from John F. Kennedy International Airport

9:30 a.m. Arrival at Atlantic Aviation, Philadelphia

10:30 a.m. Mass at Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, Philadelphia

4:45 p.m. Visit to Independence Mall

7:30 p.m. Visit to the Festival of Families, Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Sun., Sept. 27 (Philadelphia)

9:15 a.m. Meeting with bishops at St. Martin's Chapel, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary

11 a.m. Visit to Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility

4 p.m. Mass for the conclusion of the World Meeting of Families, Benjamin Franklin Parkway

7 p.m. Visit with organizers, volunteers and benefactors of the World Meeting of Families, Atlantic Aviation

8 p.m. Departure for Rome

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