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Pope Francis visit: His NYC schedule

Students await Pope Francis' motorcade outside St. Patrick's

Students await Pope Francis' motorcade outside St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Here is the planned schedule of events for Pope Francis' visit to New York City:


5 p.m. -- Arrives at Kennedy Airport.

Early evening -- Starting on Fifth Avenue somewhere south of 59th Street, Pope Francis will travel south for a few blocks to St. Patrick's Cathedral.

6:45 p.m. -- Evening prayer at St. Patrick's Cathedral, the seat of the Archdiocese of New York.


8:30 a.m. -- Visit to the United Nations and address to the United Nations General Assembly.

11:30 a.m. -- Visit to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, then participates in a multireligious service inside the facility.

4 p.m. -- Visit to Our Lady Queen of Angels School in East Harlem for a look at inner-city Catholic education and to meet with children and immigrant families.

5:15 p.m. -- Pope Francis will ride in a motorcade along Central Park West, from 72nd Street to 60th Street.

6 p.m. -- Mass at Madison Square Garden.


8:40 a.m. -- Departs Kennedy Airport for Philadelphia.

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