Starting Friday, watch the Pope in Lebanon on S+L

  


Salt + Light Television is proud to bring you live daily coverage of Pope Benedict XVI’s apostolic visit to Lebanon from September 14-16. On his fourth trip to the Middle East as Pope, he will present the conclusions from the 2010 Synod of Bishops on the Middle East. This will be his first trip to the region since the beginning of the Arab Spring.

Join Salt + Light’s Kris Dmytrenko for coverage of the three day trip. He will be joined in studio on Saturday and Sunday by Fr. Youssef Chedid, a Maronite priest from Our Lady of Lebanon Parish in Toronto.

Associate Producer Andrew Santos will also provide you with the latest information on our blog, Facebook and Twitter, including presentations, speeches and photos. Send us a comment, ask a question or like our status updates. Tell us throughout the weekend: how important is Pope Benedict’s visit to Lebanon considering the ongoing turmoil in the Middle East?

The Pope’s televised activities include the arrival ceremony, meetings with young people and other faith leaders, the official presentation of the concluding document from the Synod on the Middle East, and Holy Mass with the Lebanese faithful at Beirut’s City Centre Waterfront. For more information, visit our papal visit webpage.

Read on for the complete broadcast schedule.

Friday, September 14

10:00 am ET / 7:00 am PT:  Welcoming ceremony at Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport
Repeat: 8:00 pm ET / 5:00 pm PT; midnight ET / 9:00 pm PT
French: 4:00 pm ET / 1:00 pm PT

11:00 am ET / 8:00 am PT – LIVE: Visit to St. Paul’s Basilica in Harissa and signing of the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation of the Synod of Bishops on the Church in the Middle East
Repeat: 9:00 pm ET / 6:00 pm PT; 1:00 am ET / 10:00 pm PT
French: 5:00 pm ET / 2:00 pm PT

Saturday, September 15

10:00 am ET / 7:00 am PT: Meeting with members of the government, institutions of the Republic, the diplomatic corps, religious leaders and representatives of the cultural world at the Presidential Palace in Baabda
Repeat: 8:00 pm ET / 5:00 pm PT; midnight ET / 9:00 pm PT
French: 3:30 pm ET / 12:30 pm PT

11:00 am ET / 8:00 am PT – LIVE: Meeting with young people in the square across from the Maronite Patriarchate in Bkerké
Repeat: 9:00 pm ET / 6:00 pm PT; 1:00 am ET / 10:00 pm PT
French: 4:30 pm ET / 1:30 pm PT

Sunday, September 16

7:00 am ET / 10:00 am PT: Holy Mass, recitation of the Angelus, and presentation of the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation of the Synod of Bishops on the Church in the Middle East at the City Centre Waterfront in Beirut
Repeat: 12:30 pm ET / 9:30 pm PT; 8:00 pm ET / 5:00 pm PT; midnight ET / 9:00 pm PT
French: 4:30 pm ET / 1:30 pm PT

10:15 am ET / 7:15 am PT – LIVE: Ecumenical meeting in the Hall of Honour of the Syrian Catholic Patriarchate

11:20 am ET / 8:20 am PT – LIVE: Farewell ceremony at Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport

All of our programming and coverage is available through LIVE stream at saltandlighttv.org/live


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