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Holyrood: 'The place of incense'

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The Pope is to meet the Queen to begin his tour of the UK in Edinburgh, a city which has seen some of the greatest moments in Britain's turbulent relationship between Catholics and Protestants.

James Naughtie reflects on the historical resonance of the meeting with historian and Catholic writer Michael Turnbull and Deborah Clarke, curator at the Palace of Holyrood.


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