Thursday, September 16, 2010

Pope Benedict XVI's Apostolic Journey to the UK: September 16, 2010

This is an ongoing roundup of news, commentary and articles. It will be continuously updated throughout the day as content is made available.

What Happened Today?

  • 08:10 - Departure from Ciampino Airport for Edinburgh
  • 10:30 - Arrival at Edinburgh International Airport | Video
  • State welcome at Edinburgh International Airport
  • 11:00 - Welcoming Ceremony in the Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Courtesy Visit to Her Majesty Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom, in the Palace of Holyroodhouse | Video
  • 11:40 - Meeting with State Authorities in the grounds of the Palace of Holyroodhouse Address of the Holy Father | Video
  • 13:00 - Luncheon with Papal Entourage at the Archbishop's House
  • 17:15 - Mass at Bellahouston Park: Homily of the Holy Father | Video
  • 20:00 - Departure from Glasgow International for London
  • 21:25 - Arrival at Heathrow International Airport (London Borough of Hillingdon)
Addresses of the Holy Father / Others
Queen Elizabeth II and Pope Benedict XVI (R) walk through the gardens at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, Scotland. Source; Getty Images

Coverage of the Day's Events
Pope Benedict XVI's kisses infant Maria Tyszczak of Poland, as he arrives for mass at Bellahouston Park in Glasgow, Scotland. Source; Reuters

Blogging the Papal Visit
Pope Benedict XVI blesses the faithful upon his arrival at Bellahouston park to celebraste an open-air mass in Glasgow, Scotland. Source; Associated Press

Other articles of the day
Pilgrims sing as hundreds of people wait for the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI outside the Vatican's Apostolic Nunciature in London where the Pope is staying during his visit to Britain. Source: Associated Press

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