Papal Visit of Holy Land To Be Broadcast Online

From May 8th to May 15th, 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 additional coverage as well.

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 and also on CatholicTV where available. All times below are Eastern Standard.

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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