8.40am The funeral of Pope Jean Paul II which starts at 10am today in Rome will be transmitted live on a big screen in Monaco’s Cathedral and everyone is welcome to attend.
1pm: Patrick Leclercq, the Minister of State for Monaco, has been asked by HSH Prince Albert II to attend the funeral of Pope Jean Paul II which takes place this Friday.
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11.50am The annual spring music festival of Monaco, Les Printemps des Arts, has just announced that all events have been cancelled as a result of the death of Prince Rainier.
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HSH Prince Rainier III will be buried in Monaco's Cathedral at 12pm
Anglican church holds special service tonight at 7pm
Patrick Leclercq offers condolescences to the new Sovereign