Tuesday, 16 March 2010

Papal Visit officially announced today

"Pope Benedict XVI will visit England and Scotland on a four-day state visit from 16-19 September 2010.

The Holy Father will fly to Scotland where he will be received at the Palace of Holyroodhouse by Her Majesty The Queen. He will also celebrate a public Mass in Glasgow. In England, amongst other things, His Holiness will make a speech to British civil society at Westminster Hall, meet with the leaders of other Christian traditions, take part in a service of Evening Prayer with the Archbishop of Canterbury, lead a prayer vigil and beatify the nineteenth century theologian and educationalist Cardinal John Henry Newman."

For more details and to sign up for updates follow this link: http://thepapalvisit.org.uk/

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