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May 6 - Papal Visit of Holy Land To Be Broadcast On CatholicTV.com

From May 8th to May 15th, www.CatholicTV.com will broadcast coverage of Pope Benedict’s visit to the Holy Land. The online broadcast will stream in full screen and is free of charge. The week-long coverage will include the Pope’s travels- from his arrival in Jordan, Mass in Bethlehem, meetings with presidents and prime ministers and finally, his departure to Rome, amongst much other coverage as well. Coverage will begin each night at 8PM Eastern and will rebroadcast the following day at noon.

CatholicTV is a nationally-broadcasted television station headquartered near Boston.

Below is CatholicTV’s schedule of coverage of the Papal visit. Viewers can watch at www.CatholicTV.com and also on CatholicTV where available.

If you have any questions regarding the coverage please contact CatholicTV at 617-923-0220 or email Chris Pham, public relations coordinator, at  cpham@catholictv.org

SCHEDULE

Friday, May 8th
Pope’s Arrival in Amman
Visit to Lady of Peace Center
Visit of Courtesy to the King of Jordan

Saturday, May 9th
Basilica of the Memorial of Moses and Madaba
Meeting with the Muslim religious leaders and diplomatic corps
Vespers prayers in Greek-Melkit Cathedral of St. George in Amman

Sunday, May 10th
Holy Mass at International Stadium in Amman
Bethany beyond the Jordan, site of the Lord's Baptism, where Pope will bless the cornerstones of the Latin and Greek-Melkite Churches

Monday, May 11th
Pope Farewell from Amman
Pope Arrival in Tel Aviv, Israel
Visit with Israel President Shimon Peres
Visit to Yad Vashem Memorial
Meeting with inter-religious Organizations

Tuesday, May 12th
Visit of the Western Wall and 2 Chief Rabbis as well as pray the Regina Coeli with ordinaries of the Holy Land in the Cenacle of Jerusalem and to make a brief visit to the co-cathedral of the Latins.
Mass in the Josafat Valley

Wednesday, May 13th
Bethlehem Presidential Palace: Welcome Ceremony
Mass in Bethlehem
Visit to Aida Refugee Camp
Bethlehem Presidential Palace: Farewell Ceremony

Thursday, May 14th
Holy Mass in Nazareth at the Mount of Precipice
Meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and religious leaders of Galilee followed by Vespers at the Grotto of the Annunciation

Friday, May 15th
Ecumenical meeting at the Holy Sepulcher
Departure to Rome

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