Apostolic Journey to Portugal

Author: Pope Benedict XVI

Apostolic Visit to Portugal, 11 - 14 May 2010

Pope Benedict XVI  

On the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Beatification of Jacinta and Francisco Marto, the young shepherds of Fátima, Pope Benedict XVI made an apostolic journey to Portugal.

Answers to Journalists (May 11, 2010). The Holy Father spoke with journalists on board his flight from Rome to Lisbon.

1. Welcoming Ceremony (May 11, 2010).  Official Reception at Lisbon Portela International Airport.

2. Courtesy Visit to the President of Portugal (11 May 2010). Greeting to the personnel of Belém Presidential Palace, Lisbon.

3. Homily of Mass in Lisbon (May 11, 2010). Holy Mass in Lisbon's Terreiro do Paço.

4. Anniversary of Christ the King Shrine (May 11, 2010). Message of the Holy Father in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of Christ the King Shrine in Almada.

5. Greeting to Young People (11 May 2010). In front of the Apostolic Nunciature, Lisbon.

6. World of Culture Address (11 May 2010). Meeting with the world of culture in the Cultural Center of Belém.

7. Visit to the Chapel of the Apparitions (12 May 2010). The Holy Father prays to Our Lady in the Chapel of the Apparitions, Fátima.

8. Homily of Vespers (12 May 2010). The Holy Father celebrates Evening Prayer with priests, religious, deacons and seminarians in the Church of the Most Holy Trinity, Fátima.

9. Act of Entrustment and Consecration (12 May 2010). Entrustment and Consecration of Priests to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Church of the Most Holy Trinity, Fátima.

10. Recitation of the Holy Rosary (12 May 2010). Chapel of the Apparitions in the Cova da Iria, Shrine of Our Lady of Fátima.

11. Homily at Mass in Fátima (13 May 2010). On the Esplanade of the Shrine of Our Lady of Fátima. 

12. Blessing of the Sick, Fatima 13 May 2010. Following the Mass in Fátima, the Holy Father addressed the sick who were present and gave them the Eucharistic blessing.

13. Address to Pastoral Care Organizations (13 May 2010). Meeting with social pastoral care organizations in the Church of the Most Holy Trinity, Fátima. 

14. Address to the Portuguese Bishops (13 May 2010). Meeting with the Bishops of Portugal in the Conference Hall of the Casa Nossa Senhora do Carmo, Fátima.

15. Homily at Mass in Porto (14 May 2010). Holy Mass in Avenida dos Aliados Square in Porto.

16. Farewell Ceremony (14 May 2010). International Airport, Porto.

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