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Schedule set for papal trip to Malta: April 17- 18

Catholic World News - April 09, 2010

The Vatican has announced final schedule details for the trip by Pope Benedict XVI to Malta on April 17-18. The papal trip-- timed for observances of the 1,950th anniversary of St. Paul's shipwreck on the island-- will include a visit to St. Paul's Grotto, an outdoor Mass at Floriana, meetings with political leaders, and an encounter with young people on the waterfront of Valletta.

The papal plane will leave Rome's Leonardo da Vinci airport on Saturday, April 17, arriving at Luqa Malta International Airport late in the afternoon. The return flight will arrive in Rome late Sunday evening.

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