Press release

Official ministerial visit to the Holy See

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A delegation of ministers is making an official visit to the Vatican to mark 30 years of full diplomatic relations with the UK.

14 February 2012

A delegation of ministers today makes an official visit to the Vatican to mark the 30th anniversary of the establishment of full diplomatic relations between the United Kingdom and the Holy See in 1982.

Baroness Warsi gave a speech on the role of faith in contemporary society - read the transcript here.

View a round-up of the visit in video and photos here.