VATICAN CITY, MAR 6, 2000 (VIS) - The itinerary for Pope John Paul's
   March 20- 26 Jubilee pilgrimage to the Holy Land was published this
   Monday, March 20
     9 a.m.: Departure for Amman, Jordan
     2 p.m.: Arrival Amman, and welcome ceremony.
     3:15 p.m.: Private visit to monastery on Mount Nebo at Madaba.
     6:15 p.m. Courtesy visit to king of Jordan.
   Tuesday, March 21
     9 a.m.: Mass in Amman Stadium.
     12 noon: Meeting with patriarch and bishops in Latin Vicariate of
     3:45 p.m.: Visit to Wadi-Al-Kharrar in the Valley of Jordan.
     4:30 p.m.: Farewell ceremony.
     5 p.m.: Departure for Tel Aviv.
     5:30 p.m.: Arrival at Tel Aviv and welcome ceremony.
     6:20 p.m.: Departure by helicopter for Jerusalem.
     6:45 p.m.: Arrival in Jerusalem.
   Wednesday, March 22
     8:15 a.m.: Departure for Bethlehem (Autonomous Territories of the
   Palestinian National Authority).
     8:30 a.m.: Arrival in Bethlehem and welcome ceremony.
     10 a.m.: Mass in Manger Square in front of the Basilica of the
   Nativity in Bethlehem.
     3:45 p.m.: Private visit to the Grotto of the Nativity in Bethlehem.
     4:15 p.m.: Courtesy visit to the president of the Palestinian
   National Authority.
     5:15 p.m.: Visit to the refugee camp of Deheisha.
     6:30 p.m.: Departure ceremony from Bethlehem for Jerusalem.
   Thursday, March 23
     8:30 a.m.: Mass in private in the chapel of the Cenacle in
     11 a.m.: Courtesy visit to the two chief rabbis of Israel.
     11:30 a.m.: Courtesy visit to president of Israel.
     12:30 p.m.: Visit to the Hall of Remembrance of Yad Vashem.
     5:45 p.m.: Inter-religious encounter.
   Friday, March 24
     8:15 a.m.: Departure for Korazim.
     10 a.m.: Mass for Youth at the Domus Galilaeae on the Mount of the
   Beatitudes at Korazim.
     4 p.m.: Meeting with the prime minister of Israel.
     4:45 p.m.: Private visit to the Church of the Multiplication of the
   Loaves of Tabgha.
     5:10 p.m.: Private visit to the Church of the Primacy of Peter in
     5:40 p.m.: Private visit to Shrine of the House of St. Peter in
     6:15 p.m.: Departure for Jerusalem.
   Saturday, March 25
     8:15 a.m.: Departure for Nazareth.
     9:20 a.m.: Prayer in the Grotto of the Annunciation in Nazareth.
     10 a.m.: Mass in the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth.
     12:50 p.m.: Departure for Jerusalem.
     5 p.m.: Greetings to the consuls general of the Apostolic delegation
   in Jerusalem.
     5:30 p.m.: Private visit to the Basilica of the Garden of
     6 p.m.: Ecumenical encounter in the Throne Room of the Greek
   Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem.
   Sunday, March 26
     10 a.m.: Courtesy visit to the grand mufti of Jerusalem.
     10:30 a.m.: Visit to the Western Wall of Jerusalem.
     11:30 a.m.: Mass in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem,
   and recitation of the angelus.
     2:30 p.m.: Meeting with patriarchs and bishops in the Latin
   Patriarchate of Jerusalem.
     6 p.m.: Departure for Tel Aviv.
     6:30 p.m.: Farewell ceremony at Tel Aviv.
     10:45 p.m.: Arrival at Rome's Ciampino Airport.
   The following note was added at the end of the itinerary: "The eventual inclusion of a brief visit by the Holy Father to Al-Maghtas, in the Jordan Valley near Jericho, is still under study by the authorities in whose jurisdiction this lies. The decision will be communicated as soon as it has been taken."