The first visit of an Archbishop of Canterbury to a reigning pope since the Reformation occurred in 1960 when Geoffrey Fisher visited John XXIII. Beginning in 1966, a series of official fraternal visits has occurred, in most cases by the Archbishop visiting the Pope, although in 1982 and 2010 the Pope visited Britain. A key feature of some of these visits has been the “Common Declarations” issued by the two leaders. During other visits there have been communiquÃ©s, public addresses, and photos to commemorate the occasion.
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+ Letters, addresses, & greetings
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