Prince and Princess of Asturias at the Vatican, 2004

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Newlyweds Crown Prince Felipe and Crown Princess Letizia of Spain have a formal audience with Pope John Paul II at the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City on this day in 2004, which was their first Official Visit to the Vatican. His parents also had an Audience with the Pope during their Honeymoon, in 1962.

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Crown Prince Felipe wore White Tie with the Order of the Golden Fleece and the Order of Charles III. Crown Princess Letizia wore a Black Gown with a mantilla and peineta and the Sash and Star of the Order of Charles III (for the first time).


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