After More Than 450 Years, Catholicism Returns To King Henry VIII's Palace

February 10, 2016 9:48 PM

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Vincent Nichols, the head of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales (left) and Richard Chartres, the Anglican Bishop of London, (right) take Vespers at Hampton Court Palace in southwest London on Tuesday.

In 1530, at Hampton Court Palace, King Henry VIII and his advisers penned a letter to Rome. In it, for the first time, Henry threatened to break with the Vatican and split off from the Catholic Church.

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