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Pope arriving for open-air Mass in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Dec. 1, 2017 Pope arriving for open-air Mass in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Dec. 1, 2017  (AFP or licensors)

Pope’s upcoming itinerary in Bangladesh

Friday Dec. 1, was Pope Francis’ first full day of his Nov. 30-Dec 1 visit to Bangladesh, after his Myanmar visit, Nov. 27- Nov30.

Pope Francis who is on the second leg of his Nov. 27-Dec. 2 apostolic visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh, Friday morning celebrated Holy Mass at the Suhrawardy Udyan Park Friday morning, during which he ordained 16 priests.  

In the afternoon, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was to pay a courtesy visit the Holy Father at the Apostolic Nunciature. The Pope then was to leave for a visit to St. Mary’s Cathedral and hold two meetings at the nearby Archbishop’s House - with the bishops of Bangladesh at the home for elderly priests, and an Inter-religious and Ecumenical Meeting for Peace in the garden. 

Please find below the Pope’s schedule for the Pope's final day in Bangladesh, Saturday, Dec.2:

07:45 – Private Mass at the Apostolic Nunciature

10:00 - Private visit to the “House of Mother Teresa” next to the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Tejgaon neighbourhood

10:45- Meeting with priests, religious, consecrated persons, seminarians and novices at the Holy Rosary Church - Address of the Holy Father

11:45- Visit to the parish cemetery and the ancient Holy Rosary Church

15:20 – Meeting with young people in the Notre Dame College of Dhaka - Address of the Holy Father

16:45 – Official farewell at Dhaka International Airport

17:05 - Departure by air for Rome’s Ciampino Airport

23:00 -  Arrival in Rome-Ciampino.

01 December 2017, 10:20