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XVI. Benedek temetése

Katalin Novák attended Pope Benedict XVI's funeral service

President of Hungary Katalin Novák, her spouse István Veres and Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén attended the funeral mass for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI who passed away on Saturday and paid homage to the pope lying in state.

The funeral mass was held at St Peter’s Basilica in Rome on Thursday. – the Communication Directorate of Sándor Palace told the Hungarian news Agency MTI.

Katalin Novák, her spouse and Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén were received by Pope Francis before the ceremony.