Day Three

On the third day of the visit, Pope Benedict will celebrate Mass in Westminster Cathedral where he will also greet the people of Wales. Later in the day he will visit a home for older people and then be present at an open-air Vigil of prayer in London's Hyde Park.


St.Peter's, Vauxhall

Founded by Jeanne Jugan in 1839 in Brittany, France to care for the elderly poor, the Little Sisters of the Poor came to England in 1851. In 1863 they moved...Read more


Hyde Park

Hyde Park is one of London's finest landscapes and covers over 350 acres. King Henry VIII acquired the park from the monks of Westminster Abbey in 1536; it r...Read more


Westminster Cathedral

The site that Westminster Cathedral is now built on was originally known as Bulinga Fen and formed part of the marsh around Westminster. It was reclaimed by...Read more