Visit of the Holy Father Francis to Assisi for the event “Economy of Francis”

Holy Father’s schedule for visit to Assisi

Saturday, 24 September 2022

9.00 Departure from the Vatican heliport

9.30 Arrival in the forecourt of the PalaEventi Santa Maria degli Angeli.

The Holy Father will transfer by car to the PalaEventi, where he will be welcomed by:

– three young people, representing the youths participating in the event;

– Cardinal Michael Czerny, prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development;

– Archbishop Domenico Sorrentino, bishop of Assisi-Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino, and of Foligno;

– Dr. Donatella Tesei, president of the Umbria Region;

– Dr. Armando Gradone, prefect of Perugia;

– Dr. Stefania Proietti, mayoress of Assisi and president of the Province of Perugia;

– Members of the Organizing Committee of the Event;

– Professor Luigino Bruni;

– Dr. Francesca di Maolo;


– Sr. Alessandra Smerilli;

– Representatives of the Franciscan Families of Assisi and of Pro Civitate Christiana.

10.00 The Holy Father will take to the stage.

The meeting with young people will take place as follows:

– artistic-theatrical moment;

– welcome and introduction;

– eight young people recount their experiences.

* Address of the Holy Father

– reading and signing of the “Pact”;

– the Holy Father will greet the young people present onstage.

11.30 At the end of the meeting, the Holy Father will transfer to the theatre forecourt

11.45 Departure from Santa Maria degli Angeli

12.15 Arrival at the Vatican heliport