Pope's Christmas Schedule

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The Holy Father Pope Francis will preside at the following liturgies during Christmas 2013:

Tuesday 24 December: Midnight Mass presided over by Pope Francis in Saint Peter’s Basilica. (20:30 – 22:30 GMT).

Wednesday 25 December: Solemnity of the Birth of Our Lord. At midday from the central loggia of the Vatican Basilica, Christmas Message and Blessing “Urbi et Orbi” (11.00 GMT).

Wednesday 1 January:  Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God and forty-seventh World Day of Peace. Mass presided over by Pope Francis in the Vatican Basilica (09:00 – 11:30).

All the events at which Pope Francis presides may be viewed on the portal www.news.va. Furthermore, the smartphone or tablet application The Pope App provides continuous information on the Holy Father.