Liturgies, Trips on Pope's 3-Month Schedule

June to Begin With Milan Visit for World Meeting of Families

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VATICAN CITY, APRIL 23, 2012 (Zenit.org).- The Vatican has released the schedule for Benedict XVI's public liturgical celebrations and trips through June:

APRIL

Sunday 29: Fourth Sunday of Easter. Priestly ordinations at 9 a.m. in the Vatican Basilica.

MAY

Sunday 13: Sixth Sunday of Easter. Pastoral visit to the Italian towns of Arezzo, La Verna and San Sepolcro.

Sunday 27: Solemnity of Pentecost. Mass at 9.30 a.m. in the Vatican Basilica.

JUNE

Friday 1 to Sunday 3: Pastoral visit to Milan for the World Meeting of Families.

Thursday 7: Solemnity of Corpus Christi. At 7 p.m., Mass in the Basilica of St. John Lateran, procession to the Basilica of St. Mary Major and Eucharistic blessing.

Friday 29: Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, Apostles. Mass at 9 a.m. in the Vatican Basilica. Blessing and imposition of the pallium on new metropolitan archbishops.