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Benedict XVI received Guatemalan President Otto Pérez on Saturday for a 25-minute meeting that will be one of the last encounters between Benedict XVI and a world leader. The president, who was accompanied by his wife, Rosa Leal de Pérez, and his daughter Lissette, gave the Pope a sculpture of the Virgin of the R...read more
Articles from section "Ambassadors and World Leaders"
Nguyen Phu Trong, the general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, today visited Benedict XVI in the Vatican. Following the audience with the Pope, First …read more
The Vatican reported that Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti today met with Benedict XVI. The politician also had a meeting with the Pope's secretary of state, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone. A …read more
On Saturday, the Holy See press office announced that Benedict XVI has appointed Archbishop Alain Paul Lebeaupin as the Apostolic Nuncio to the European Union. The French prelate succeeds …read more
The prime minister of Latvia visited Benedict XVI today at the Vatican. Valdis Dombrovskis went on to meet with the Pope's secretary of state, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, who was accompanied by …read more