Monday, 11 May 2009: Arrival and Official Welcome
11:00 - Arrival at Ben-Gurion International Airport (from Jordan). Official welcoming ceremony headed by President Shimon Peres
12:05 Arrival at Mount Scopus helipad, Jerusalem. Welcoming ceremony by Jerusalem Mayor, Nir Barkat.
16:05 - Visit to the President's Residence
Celebratory reception ceremony, working meeting with President Shimon Peres, joint planting of a tree in the Presidential Garden, personal addresses, artistic program.
17:30 - Visit to Yad Vashem, Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Memorial. Memorial ceremony at the Remembrance Hall; Wreath laying; Address by the Pope.
Tuesday, 12 May 2009: Jerusalem and Mass at Kidron Valley
9:15 - Visit the Temple Mount and meet with the Grand Mufti
10:00 - Visit the Western Wall accompanied by the Chief Rabbis of Israel
10:35 - Visit the Chief Rabbis at the Heichal Shlomo Synagogue
12:00 - Visit to the Church of Dormition, site of the Last Supper. Live broadcast.
12:30 - Visit and prayer at Latin Patriarch
16:15 - Visit Gethsemane Church and a solemn afternoon Mass at the Garden of Gethsemane
Wednesday, 13 May 2009: Visit Bethlehem
Celebration of Mass at Manger Square
Thursday, 14 May 2009: Visit Nazareth
9:15 - Arrival in Nazareth, welcoming ceremony and the ceremony of bread and salt. Reception by Mayor of Nazareth.
10:00 - Mass at Mount of the Precipice
15:50 - Meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Church of the Annunciation. Live broadcast.
16:30 - Meeting with the Faith Heads in Israel, Church of the Annunciation
17:30 Prayer at the Church of the Annunciation
Friday, 15 May 2009: Departure
9:15 - Meeting at the Greek-Orthodox Patriarch
10:00 - Visit to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Live broadcast.
13:30 - Official farewell and ceremony at Ben-Gurion International Airport, including speeches by President Shimon Peres and Pope Benedict XVI