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Archbishop Nichols says it will be a chance to show secularised society that faith is a gift, not a problem

Yesterday, for the first time since 1983, the Vatican hung the tapestries on the walls of the Sistine Chapel where they are thought to have originally been located

The detail emerged as the Holy See formally announced the Pope’s state visit

Papal visit ‘will put an end to any Catholic feeling like a second-class citizen’