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Buckingham Palace statement on Pope Benedict XVI's state visit

16/03/2010

Her Majesty The Queen today confirmed the state visit of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI to England and Scotland from 16-19 September 2010.

Statement in full

PAPAL VISIT TO THE UNITED KINGDOM

At the invitation of Her Majesty The Queen, His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI will pay a Papal Visit to the United Kingdom from the 16-19 September 2010.

His Holiness will arrive in Edinburgh on Thursday, 16 September and will be received by HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

His Holiness will also visit Glasgow, London and Coventry during the four-day Papal Visit.