A very holy meeting: Princess Charlene and Prince Albert spend time with Pope Francis

It was a very holy occasion for Princess Charlene and Prince Albert of Monaco when they met with Pope Francis in the Vatican City on Monday.

By Bella Brennan
It was a very holy occasion for Princess Charlene and Prince Albert of Monaco when they met with Pope Francis in the Vatican City on Monday.
The mother-of-two opted for an understated yet elegant ensemble in a lace veil, white overcoat, matching leather gloves, cream pumps and a bright red lip.
In fact, Charlene is one of only seven exclusive people who are allowed to wear white when meeting the Pope - which is known as "privilège du blanc" in French.
The honour is only given out to Catholic queens and princesses, meanwhile as the head of the Church of England Queen Elizabeth must wear black.
The six other VIPs who are allowed to don white are Princess Marina of Naples, Queen Sofia of Spain, Queen Paola of Belgium, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, Queen Mathilde of Belgium and Queen Paola of Belgium.
During the meeting at the Apostolic Palace, the husband and wife bowed to the Catholic leader before exchanging presents and enjoying friendly conversation.

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