Full schedule for Pope Francis' trip to Mexico in February
Friday 12 February 2016
7:45 a.m. (1:45 a.m. ET) Departure from Rome’s Fiumicino airport.
2 p.m. Arrival at Jose Marti International Airport in Havana.
2:15 p.m. Private meeting with Patriarch Kirill.
4:30 p.m. Signing of a joint declaration. Speeches by patriarch and by pope.
5:30 p.m. Departure from Havana airport for Mexico City.
7:30 p.m. (8:30 p.m. ET) Arrival at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City. Officials to greet pope.
Saturday 13 February 2016
09:30 Welcoming ceremony at the National Palace
Courtesy Visit to the President of the Republic
10:15 Meeting with Civil Authorities and Diplomatic Corps (Discourse by the Holy Father)
11:30 Meeting with the Bishops of Mexico in the Cathedral (Discourse by the Holy Father)
17:00 Holy Mass in the Basilica of Guadalupe (Homily by the Holy Father)
Sunday 14 February 2016
09:20 Transfer by helicopter to Ecatepec
10:30 Holy Mass in the area of the Study Centre of Ecatepec (Homily/Angelus by the Holy Father)
12:50 Transfer by helicopter to Mexico City
13:10 Arrival in Mexico City
16:30 Visit to the Pediatric Hospital “Federico Gómez” (Greetings by the Holy Father)
18:00 Meeting with the World of Culture in the National Auditorium (Discourse by the Holy Father)
Monday 15 February 2016
07:30 Departure by plane for Tuxtla Gutiérrez
09:15 Transfer by helicopter to San Cristóbal de Las Casas
10:15 Holy Mass with the indigenous community of Chiapas at the Municipal Sports (Homily by the Holy Father)
13:00 Lunch with indigenous representatives and the Papal entourage
15:00 Visit to the Cathedral of San Cristòbal de las Casas
15:35 Transfer by helicopter to Tuxtla Gutiérrez
16:15 Meeting with Families in “Víctor Manuel Reyna” Stadium at Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Discourse by the Holy Father)
18:10 Departure by plane for Mexico City
20:00 Arrival at the airport in Mexico City
Tuesday 16 February 2016
07:50 Departure by airplane for Morelia
10:00 Holy Mass with priests, religious, consecrated persons, and seminarians (Homily by the Holy Father)
15:15 Visit to the Cathedral
16:30 Meeting with Young People at “José María Morelos y Pavón” Stadium (Discourse by the Holy Father)
18:55 Departure by plane for Mexico City
20:00 Arrival in Mexico City
Wednesday 17 February 2016
08:35 Departure by plane for Ciudad Juárez
10:00 Arrival at “Abraham González” International Airport in Ciudad Juárez
10:30 Visit to a prison (CeReSo n.3) (Discourse by the Holy Father)
12:00 Meeting with the World of Work at the Colegio de Bachilleres dello Stato of Chihuahua (Discourse by the Holy Father)
16:00 Holy Mass at the fairgrounds of Ciudad Juárez (Homily + greeting by the Holy Father)
19:00 Departure Ceremony at Ciudad Juárez International Airport
19:15 Departure by plane for Rome (Ciampino Airport)
Thursday 18 February 2016
14:45 Arrival at Rome’s Ciampino Airport