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Benedict XVI prays at tomb of John Paul II

Pope follows All Souls’ Day tradition of praying at tombs of predecessors

Pope Benedict XVI gestures to the faithful during his weekly general audience in the Paul VI hall (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

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Ettore Gotti Tedeschi, head of the Vatican bank  (CNS photo/Remo Casilli, Reuters)

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The process to beatify John Paul II is accelerating.

Rabbi David Rosen greets the Pope at the Synod of Bishops for the Middle East (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho)

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Pope Benedict XVI gives his blessing at the end of a youth meeting in Sicily (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

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The visit was a personal triumph for the Holy Father himself (Photo: PA)

The last four days began in anxiety, but ended in euphoria

Delivered at St Peter’s Residence, Vauxhall, London on Saturday, 18 September 2010

Papal Visit 2010: Pope’s homily at Bellahouston Park – full text

The full text of the Holy Father’s homily to be delivered as part of the Mass at Bellahouston Park

Courtesy of the British embassy to the Holy See

In 1961 and 1980 she made official visits to meet John XXIII and John Paul II