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The pope's itinerary in U.S: His activities hour by hour during historic 6-day visit

FILE - In this July 12, 2015, file photo, Pope Francis checks his watch as Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi stands beside him, during an airborne press conference aboard the airplane directed to Rome, at the end of his Apostolic journey in Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay. The Pope plans to meet Cuba’s president and its priests, its young and its sick, its churchgoers and its seminarians as he travels across the island starting Saturday.  But not its dissidents. Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi said that Francis had not accepted any invitations to meet with dissidents, and well-known opposition members told The Associated Press they have received no invitation to see him. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)

FILE - In this July 12, 2015, file photo, Pope Francis checks his watch as Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi stands beside him, during an airborne press conference aboard the airplane directed to Rome, at the end of his Apostolic journey in Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay. The Pope plans to meet Cuba’s president and its priests, its young and its sick, its churchgoers and its seminarians as he travels across the island starting Saturday. But not its dissidents. Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi said that Francis had not accepted any invitations to meet with dissidents, and well-known opposition members told The Associated Press they have received no invitation to see him. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)

Here is the schedule for Pope Francis' visit to the U.S. as released by the Vatican and posted on The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) website. All times listed are Eastern Daylight Time.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 (WASHINGTON, DC)
4:00 p.m.    Arrival from Cuba at Joint Base Andrews
 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 (WASHINGTON, DC)
9:15  a.m.  Welcome ceremony and meeting with President Obama at the White House
11:00 a.m.  Papal Parade along the Ellipse and the National Mall (time approximate)
11:30 a.m. Midday Prayer with the bishops of the United States, St. Matthew's Cathedral
4:15  p.m.  Mass of Canonization of Junipero Serra, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 (WASHINGTON, DC, NEW YORK CITY)
9:20  a.m.  Address to Joint Meeting of the United States Congress
11:15 a.m. Visit to St. Patrick in the City and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington
4:00 p.m.   Depart from Joint Base Andrews
5:00 p.m.   Arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport
6:45 p.m.   Evening Prayer (Vespers) at St. Patrick's Cathedral
 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 (NEW YORK CITY)
8:30  a.m. Visit to the United Nations and Address to the United Nations General Assembly
11:30 a.m. Multi-religious service at 9/11 Memorial and Museum, World Trade Center
4:00  p.m.  Visit to Our Lady Queen of Angels School, East Harlem
5:00  p.m.   Procession through Central Park (time approximate)
6:00  p.m.  Mass at Madison Square Garden
 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 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
 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 (PHILADELPHIA)
9:15   a.m.  Meeting with bishops at St. Martin's Chapel, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
11:00  a.m. Visit to Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility
4:00  p.m.   Mass for the conclusion of the World Meeting of Families, Benjamin Franklin Parkway
7:00   p.m.  Visit with organizers, volunteers and benefactors of the World Meeting of Families, Atlantic Aviation
8:00   p.m.  Departure for Rome

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