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November 6, 2015

The Pope in Florence: here is where to meet him

The final program of the visit to Florence and Prato

Here are the program of the visit Tuesday, November 10 Pope Francesco will do in Prato and Florence, on the occasion of the fifth National Convention of the Italian Church.

Three speeches of the Pope during the day, which also includes an encounter with the world of work in Prato and a lunch with the poor in Florence, in addition to Mass the stadium.

The Pope will depart by helicopter at 7.00 Vatican heliport to land at 8:00 am at the sports city of Prato. At 8:15 will be visiting the Cathedral and meet with the world of work in the square outside. Pope Francesco will take off at 9.00 then to Florence, landing at 9.15 am in the athletics stadium Luigi Ridolfi.

On the occasion of his arrival, many public buildings in the historic center of Prato decided to remain open during the night between Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 November, to offer his service to the many people who have already waited from morning will be in town to accept the 'arrival of Pope Francesco.

In the Tuscan capital, the Pope visited the Baptistery at 9.45, and at 10.00 will meet with representatives of the National Convention of the Italian Church in the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

At 12.00 are scheduled the Angelus prayer and the greeting to the sick in the Basilica the Santissima Annunziata, followed by lunch at 12:30 with the poor in the cafeteria of San Francesco Poor Piazza Annunziata.

Concluding event of the day, the Mass at 15.15 in the Artemio Franchi stadium.

Pope Bergoglio will be granted by the authorities then to 16.45 at the athletics stadium Ridolfi, where at 17.00 will take off in a helicopter to get to the Vatican at 18.00.

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