Skip to comments.Pope in Lebanon: (Latin) Patriarch of Jerusalem + EWTN Schedule
Posted on 09/11/2012 1:54:34 PM PDT by NYer
(Vatican Radio) Final preparations are underway for Pope Benedict XVI’s pilgrimage to Lebanon, where he will present his Exhortation to the Church in the region after the special assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Middle East. The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Fouad Twal, told Vatican Radio that, especially in the wake of disappointments following the violent turn the so-called “Arab Spring” has taken in many different places, the Christians of the Middle East await the Holy Father’s message of hope. "I am sure that his visit will encourage us," said the Patriarch, adding, "[The Pope] will for sure deliver a [message] not only for Lebanon but for all the Middle East, for all the Christians and the Muslims." Patriarch Twal went on to say, "We are awaiting[.]" Listen to Patriarch Fouad Twal's extended coversation with Vatican Radio's Tracey McClure:
Fri. Sept. 14 at 11 AM ET & 10 PM ET
Pope Benedict XVI visits the Basilica before signing the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation.
Apostolic Journey To Lebanon: Meeting With Government Officials And Representatives (Live)
Sat. Sept. 15 at 4 AM ET & 5 PM ET
The Holy Father meets with the President of Lebanon, and the Prime Minister and Speaker of the Parliament. He also meets with the heads of Muslim communities before going on to pronounce an address to political and cultural leaders.
Apostolic Journey To Lebanon: Meeting With Youth (Live)
Sat. Sept. 15 at 11 AM ET & 10 PM ET
Meeting with Youth in the square across from the Maronite Patriarchate of Bkerke.
Apostolic Journey To Lebanon: Mass And Angelus (Live)
Sun. Sept. 16 at 2:30 AM ET & 11 AM ET
The Holy Father will celebrate Mass (and Angelus) at Beirut City Centre Waterfront and consign the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation.
OFFICIAL WEB SITE - Papal Journey to Lebanon