On April 3, 2014, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh met with the President of Italy, Mr. Giorgio Napolitano, and First Lady Clio Napolitano, at Palazzo del Quirinale in Rome, Italy.
On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias attended the closing of the I Foro Europeo de la Industria y el Emprendimiento (FEINE 2014) held at the Palacio de Congresos Expo de Zaragoza.
On Thursday, April 3, 2014, His Holiness Pope Francis held an audience with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh at the Vatican.
According to the Vatican News Agency, today’s meeting with:
“…Pope Francis mark’s the 87-year-old Queen’s fifth encounter with a Roman pontiff here in the Vatican, beginning with Pope Pius XII whom she met in 1951, the year before her accession to the throne.
In 1982, she became the first monarch since the Reformation to welcome a pope to Britain during John Paul II’s pastoral visit to the country and in 2010 she also hosted Pope Benedict XVI on his state visit to the United Kingdom.”
For more information about today’s important meeting please click here and here.
On Thursday, April 3, 2014, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales arrived at St. Bartholomew the Great Church in London to attend a service and reception in celebrate of the presentation of the Royal Charter to the Worshipful Company of Hackney Carriage Drivers.