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The Queen of England will this year visit the catholic pope in Rome .She will move along with the Duke of Edinburgh.

She was originally meant to move to Italy last year in June but fell ill, causing the postponement to this year,BBC reported

Queen to Visit Rome

In a short statement, the palace said: “The Queen, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, will visit Rome on Thursday 3 April. They will also have a private lunch with Italian president Giorgio Napolitano.

“Her Majesty and His Royal Highness are visiting at the invitation of the president of Italy, President Napolitano.

“The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will visit the presidential palace where they will attend a private lunch hosted by the president.

“Following the private lunch Her Majesty and His Royal Highness will have an audience with His Holiness Pope Francis at the Vatican.”