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Q: Why did the pope visit Britain in 2011?
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When did the Pope visit Britain?

he visited Britain on the 17th of September :)


When did the Pope last come to England?

Last Pope to visit Britain was by John Paul II in 1982. Pope Benedict XVI visited England in September of 2010.


What country did Pope Benedict visit in September?

Benedict visited Great Britain in September of 2010.


Why did Pope Benedict XVI suddenly choose to visit Britain?

He did not suddenly decide. It was announced months and months in advance.


Did any Catholic pope visit the US before 1963?

The first reigning pope to visit the U.S. was Pope Paul VI in 1965. Pope Pius XII did visit before he was elected as pope, however.


Can a pope's family visit him in the Vatican?

Yes, if the pope has any surviving family members, they are able to visit him. Pope Benedict's brother would occasionally visit.


Why did the pope visit Britain only once in two millenniums?

Today one can travel almost anywhere in the world in a few hours. In earlier days a trip to Britain would have taken weeks or even months. There were a few hundred years when Britain persecuted Catholics so the pope would not have been very welcome. It was not until Pope Paul VI began making trips in the 1960s that the pope shook off the image as being a 'prisoner in the Vatican.'


When did Pope John XXIII visit the Philippines?

Pope John XXIII did not visit the Philippines.


When did Pope John visit the UK?

If you are referring tp Pope John XXIII, he did not visit the UK and made no trips abroad was pope.


What is a papal visit?

A "Papal" visit is a visit by the Pope.


Who is the last pope to visit India?

Pope John Paul II arrived in New Delhi, India, Feb 1 for a 10-day, 14-city visit. He was the last pope to visit that country. However, there is talk that Pope Francis may visit India in 2014.


Did Obama visit Pope Francis?

Yes, President Obama did visit with Pope Francis in 2014.


Who was the pope before John Paul II to visit Sydney?

Pope Paul VI was the first pope to ever visit Australia. He visited Sydney in 1970.


Does the Pope visit Ireland a lot?

No. Only one Pope has ever made an official visit to Ireland. That was Pope John Paul II in September 1979.


Does Britain have a pope?

No


Who was the first pope to set foot on the US?

Pope Paul VI was the first pope to visit the U.S. as pope.


Who was the first Pope to visit Bethlehem?

Pope Paul VI


Who is the current pope of 2011?

Pope Benedict XVI is the current pope.


Who was the first pope to visit the US?

Pope Paul VI in 1965.


Who is the pope for 2011?

Pope Benedict XVI


Who was the first pope to come to Australia?

The first Pope to visit Australia was Pope Paul VI in 1970


Who is Donald Trump's pope?

Trump isn't Catholic so Pope Francis isn't "his pope", but he did visit the pope in the Vatican when he was in Italy.


Who is the pope now in Rome?

Pope Benedict XVI is the current (2011) pope.


What is the pope's papal name?

The current (2011) pope is Pope Benedict XVI.


Who is the pope as of December 25th 2011?

Pope Benedict XVI is the current pope.