Packed Agenda As Royals Return To Work

Members of the Spanish Royal family kicked off their public agenda today after the long summer vacation.

King Felipe was at the Palace of Justice in Madrid today for the opening of the judicial year, where he met with Spanish and foreign legal authorities.

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Separately, King Felipe met at Zarzuela Palace with the attorney general and the president of the Congress of Deputies.

He also attended a funeral mass for the Duke of Medinaceli, a Spanish Grandee, who died last month. It took place at the Basilica of the Christ of Medinaceli in Madrid.

Vista general de la Basílica de Jesús de Medinaceli durante la misa funeral
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Over the weekend, Queen Sofia led the Spanish delegation to the Vatican for the canonization of Saint Teresa.

Queen Sofia met with Pope Francis, and as a Catholic monarch can wear white in his presence.

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Last month King Juan Carlos traveled to the Dominican Republic for the inauguration of President Danilo Medina.

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King Felipe is scheduled to appear at an event with Queen Letizia tomorrow.


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