Program of Apostolic Journey of His Holiness Pope Francis to Kazakhstan

13 – 15 september 2022

© Vatican Media
© Vatican Media

The program for Pope Francis’ apostolic journey to Kazakhstan , scheduled for September 13-15, 2022.

Tuesday, 13 September 2022


7:15        Departure by airplane from Rome/Fiumicino International Airport to Nur-Sultan

17:45     Arrival at Nur-Sultan International Airport

17:45     Official welcome

18:30     Welcome Ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Nur-Sultan

18:45     Courtesy visit to the President of the Republic

19:30     Meeting with the Authorities, Civil Society and the Diplomatic Corps at the “Qazaq Concert Hall”


Wednesday, 14 September 2022


10:00     Silent Prayer of the Religious Leaders

Opening and Plenary Session of the “VII Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions” at the “Palace of Peace and Reconciliation”

12:00     Private Meetings with various Religious Leaders at the “Palace of Peace and Reconciliation”

16:45     Holy Mass in the “Expo grounds”


Thursday, 15 September 2022


9:00        Private meeting with Members of the Society of Jesus at the Apostolic Nunciature

10:30     Meeting with Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Consecrated Persons, Seminarians and Pastoral Workers in Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Cathedral

15:00     Reading of the Final Declaration and Conclusion of the Congress at the “Palace of Peace and Reconciliation”

16:15     Farewell Ceremony at Nur-Sultan International Airport

16:45     Departure by airplane from Nur-Sultan International Airport to Rome

20:15     Arrival at Rome/Fiumicino International Airport


Time zones

Rome: +2h UTC

Nur-Sultan: +6h UTC

Missal for the Apostolic Journey