venerdì 20 marzo 2015

Napoli embraces Pope Francesco

Tomorrow March 21 Naples is pleased to greet Pope Francesco.

The Holy Father will arrive in the morning from Pompeii and, after he went to Scampia, will say Mass in Piazza del Plebiscito at 11.00

After a lunch with inmates of Poggioreale, He will visit the Cathedral for the veneration of the relics of San Gennaro and there will be a  meeting with the sick at the church of Gesù Nuovo

The city tour will conclude on the seafront Caracciolo towards 6pm

Throughout the city is expected to be installed giant screens to follow the visit of one of the most beloved Popes of all time.

The City Council has scheduled a special traffic device that provides:

- Block of cars in the city center and in areas affected by the visit of the Holy Father from 00.01 to 18.30 of the 21/03 21/803
- Closure of the subway station line 1 Toledo from 11am up to 2pm
- Closure of the funicular station Piazzetta Augusteo from 9am up to 2 pm