Pope Francis three-country tour of Africa will begin in Kenya on November 25

Pope Francis begins his five-day visit to Africa on November 25. During the papal visit, the Holy Father will spend time in Kenya, Uganda and Central African Republic.

The full schedule (local times) can be found below:

Wednesday, November 25 2015

7.45am Departure from Rome Fiumicino to Nairobi, Kenya

5pm Arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi
Welcome ceremony at the State House

6pm Courtesy visit to the President of the Republic at the State House in Nairobi

6.30pm Meeting with the civil authorities of Kenya and with the diplomatic corps

Thursday, November 26 2015

8.15am Interreligious and Ecumenical Meeting in the Salon of the Apostolic Nunciature in Nairobi

10am Holy Mass on the Campus of the University of Nairobi

3.45pm Meeting with clergy, religious men and women, and seminarians, at the athletic field of St Mary’s School

5.30pm Visit to the United Nations Office in Nairobi (U.N.O.N.)

Friday, November 27 2015

8.30am Visit to the poor neighbourhood of Kangemi in Nairobi

10.00am Meeting with young people in Kasarani Stadium

11.15am Meeting with the Bishops of Kenya in the VIP room of the Stadium

3.10pm Farewell ceremony at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi

3.15pm Departure by air from Nairobi for Entebbe

4.50pm Arrival at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda

Saturday, November 28 2015

8.30am Visit to the Anglican Sanctuary of the Martyrs at Namugongo

9am Visit to the Catholic Sanctuary of the Martyrs at Namugongo

9.30am Holy Mass for the Martyrs of Uganda in the area of the Catholic Sanctuary

3.15pm Meeting with yout at Kololo Air Strip in Kampala

5pm Visit to the House of Charity of Nalukolongo

6pm Meeting with the Bishops of Uganda in the Residence of the Archbishop

7pm Meeting with priests, religious men and women, and seminarians in the Cathedral

Sunday, November 29 2015

9am Farewell ceremony at the Airport of Entebbe

9.15am Departure by air from Entebbe for Bangui in the Central African Republic

10am Arrival at M’Poko International Airport of Bangui, Welcome ceremony

11am Courtesy visit to the president of the state of transition in the Presidential Palace “de la Renaissance”

11.30am Meeting with civic leaders and with the diplomatic corps

12.15pm Visit to a refugee camp

1pm Meeting with the Bishops of the Central African Republic

4pm Meeting with the Evangelical Community at the headquarters of FATEB (the Faculty of Evangelical Theology of Bangui)

5pm Holy Mass with priests, religious men and women, catechists, and young people at the Cathedral of Bangui

7pm Confessions of some young people; and the beginning of the Vigil of Prayer in front of the Cathedral

Monday, November 30 2015

8.15am Meeting with the Muslim community at the Koudoukou mosque in Bangui.

9.30am Mass in the Barthelemy Boganda Stadium. Homily by pope.

12.15pm Farewell ceremony at M’Poko International Airport.

12.30pm Departure for Rome

6pm Arrival at Rome’s Ciampino airport

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