Press Release

Press Release Following the Holy Father's Meeting with Victims of Clerical Sexual Abuse

18/09/10

On Saturday 18 September 2010, in the Apostolic Nunciature in London, the Holy Father met a group of persons who had been sexually abused by members of the clergy.

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Joint Communiqué

Joint Communiqué: HM Government and the Papal Delegation

Her Majesty's Government and the Holy See delegation discussed a number of areas of shared interest.

Foreign Secretary William Hague hosted a dinner on 17 September for the Holy See delegation accompanying Pope Benedict XVI on his official visit to the UK, headed by the Cardinal Secretary of State, H.E. Cardinal Bertone. Those present included a number of senior British Government Ministers and senior officials from the Holy See. The discussion covered a range of areas of shared interest between the UK Government and the Holy See.

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News

Our Lady of the Taper begins pilgrimage to the Pope

15/09/10

A special evening of prayer is underway at Clifton Cathedral on the eve of the Holy Father’s historic visit to the United Kingdom. The evening sees the local Catholic community in the west of England host the statue of Our Lady of the Taper on pilgrimage to the Holy Father in London.

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PM offers “very warm welcome” to Pope Benedict XVI

14/09/10

Prime Minister David Cameron has offered Pope Benedict XVI a “very warm welcome” to Britain ahead of his “incredibly important and historic visit”.

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Watch Pope Benedict XVI in the UK live on your computer

09/09/2010

With just a week to go until Pope Benedict arrives in the UK, we have now launched a new section on the official Papal Visit website where you can watch the very latest broadcast footage as Pope Benedict travels our lands.

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Pope Looking Forward to UK Visit

08/09/10

At this morning’s General Audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican (8th September 2010), Pope Benedict XVI made the following comments in relation to his forthcoming State visit to the United Kingdom.

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New mosaic completed for Westminster Cathedral

09/09/10

A new mosaic of St David, by artist Ifor Davies, has been completed at Westminster Cathedral. The mosaic will be blessed by Pope Benedict XVI when he celebrates Mass at Westminster Cathedral on Saturday 18 September 2010.

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Popemobile Routes through Edinburgh and London

07/09/10

At certain times during his visit to the UK the Holy Father will be travelling in the popemobile, details of the journeys can be found on this page.

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