Pope Benedict XVI visited the United Kingdom on an historic four-day Papal Visit from 16-19 September 2010.
Benedict XVI flew firstly to Scotland where he was received by Her Majesty The Queen. Later he celebrated a public Mass at Bellahouston Park in Glasgow. In England, amongst other things, he made a speech to British civil society at Westminster Hall, met with the leaders of other Christian traditions, took part in a service of Evening Prayer with the Archbishop of Canterbury, led a prayer vigil with Benediction in London’s Hyde Park, met with leaders and people of other faiths and beatified the nineteenth century theologian and educationalist Blessed John Henry Newman.
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