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Papal Visit DVD Released


Celebrating Pope Benedict XVI’s historic first State Visit to the UK, the DVD tells the story of the four extraordinary days in September offering not just event highlights, but the Holy Father’s profound words and the true significance of all the components of the Visit.

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Holy Father's Visit Has Given Us Fresh Courage


"The four days of the Papal Visit brought the Catholic Church in England and Wales to a different and new place, emphasising and enhancing the opportunity we have to live and proclaim our faith in public," said Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham during his homily at a special Mass on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin (8 December).

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Pope Benedict in Spain 2010

A Call to Freedom


The UK media has repeatedly stated that Pope Benedict’s visit to Spain has touched on familiar themes. Yet, as usual, it has been left to the Catholic press to identify the central point of his message: freedom. Whilst the secular reports quote the Pope as calling Europe to return to its Christian roots, they frequently omit the reason for such a challenge: freedom.

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Press Releases

Press Releases

This is the press release section for thepapalvisit.org.uk. Here you will find the latest news and media releases relating to Pope Benedict XVI's State visit... Read more

Video library

2010 Video

A library providing videos from His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI recent journeys around the world. There are also a number of videos made in the UK looking ahe...Read more


Audio Diary

This section provides a weekly audio update in the build up to this year's Papal visit to the UK. Read more