Speeches and homilies from Pope Francis will be available here approximately two hours before scheduled delivery for the convenience of the media covering the papal visit.  We are posting them here in lieu of providing paper copies.  Please note that the texts are still under embargo until delivery.  No publication of any part of any text can occur before delivery time.

All times are EDT.  Please note that the scheduled time may not be the actual time that each text is read by Pope Francis.  The embargo is until delivery; not scheduled time.


Wednesday, September 23, 2015

White House, Welcome Ceremony, speech, delivery 9:15AM: English, Spanish

White House, Gift of Holy Father to the President, 9:15AM: English

St. Matthew's Cathedral, Midday Prayer with US Bishops, homily, delivery 11:30AM: English, Spanish, Italian

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Holy Mass of Canonization, homily, delivery 4:15PM: English, Spanish

Thursday, September 24, 2015

United States Capitol, Visit to US Congress, speech, delivery 9:20AM: English, Spanish

United States Capitol, Gift of the Holy Father to the Speaker, 9:20AM: English

St. Patrick's Parish, Encounter with the Poor, speech, delivery 11:15AM: English, Spanish

St. Patrick's Cathedral, Vespers, homily, delivery 6:45PM: English, Spanish

Friday, September 25, 2015

United Nations, Meeting with UN staff, speech, scheduled delivery 8:30AM: English, Spanish

United Nations, UN General Assembly, speech, scheduled delivery 9:00AM: English, Spanish  Gift of the Holy Father to the United Nations

Ground Zero Memorial, Interreligious meeting, speech, scheduled delivery 11:30AM:  English, Spanishl

Our Lady Queen of Angels School, Meeting with Immigrant Families and Children, speech, scheduled delivery 4:00PM: English  Spanish
Gift of the Holy Father to Our Lady Queen of Angels: English

Madison Square Garden, Holy Mass, homily, scheduled delivery 6:00PM: English  Spanish

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Mass at Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, Philadelphia, scheduled delivery 10:30AM:  English   Spanish

Visit to Independence Mall, scheduled delivery 4:45PM: English Spanish

Visit to the Festival of Families Benjamin Franklin Parkway, scheduled delivery: 7:30PM: English   Spanish

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Remarks of Pope Francis for Philadelphia Meeting with Survivors: English/Spanish

Meeting with bishops at St. Martin's Chapel, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, scheduled delivery 9:15 AM:

English Spanish

Visit to Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility, scheduled delivery 11:00 AM: English, Spanish

Mass for the conclusion of the World Meeting of Families, Benjamin Franklin Parkway scheduled delivery 4:00 PM: English, Spanish

Visit with organizers, volunteers and benefactors of the World Meeting of Families, Atlantic Aviation, Scheduled Delivery 7:00 PM: English, Spanish