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News Alert - 25-11-2014
Pope Francis paid an official visit to the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday 25 November. The head of the Vatican state and the Roman Catholic Church was welcomed by Parliament President Schulz and delivered a formal address to MEPs.

Pope Francis was selected to be the 2016 recipient of Charlemagne Prize for his commitment in promoting European unity. In the annoucement, the prize executive committee referred to his address to the European Parliament in 2014.

The Medialibrary Collection offers audiovisual material on the Pope and illustrates the relation with the European institutions.

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Pope Francis delivers a message "to all the citizens of Europe" at the European Parliament
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