Dutch Royals Meet With Pope Francis

  April 26, 2016 at 8:47 am by

Yesterday, Monday April 25, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima were received by Pope Francis at the Vatican for a private audience.

The Royal Couple was accompanied by their three daughters: Princess Amalia, Princess Alexia, Princess Ariane. For the Princesses was the first meeting with the Pope while the King and the Queen met the Holy Father on March 19, 2013 when the then Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and Crown Princess Máxima attended the Papal Inauguration Mass in St. Peter’s Square.

Queen Máxima wore a long black dress with a black lace mantilla veil and also the three Princesses wore black dresses.

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4 Responses to Dutch Royals Meet With Pope Francis

  1. Kylar says:

    Long live King Wilem-Alexander of the Netherlands and God bless him and his great country.
    May God bless his family and groom Princess Of Orange Catharina-Amalia for leadership to be Queen one day.

  2. Queen Maxima is always prim and proper, elegant so are the children and king Alexander posh!

  3. The aim of the private audience of the Dutch Royals was [?]

  4. Jehan says:

    ..to pay homage to His Holiness, dear Dr. Kordikova, as all royals do: the Sovereign Pontiff is “Pater principum et regum”, Father of Princes and Kings… being the Vicar of Christ on earth.

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