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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"
The president of Sri Lanka visited Benedict XVI today at the Vatican. Mahinda Rajapaksa went on to meet with Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, secretary for Relations with States, a Vatican …read more
Benedict XVI sent his congratulations to Queen Elizabeth II for her diamond jubilee, praising her commitment to the "principles of freedom, justice and democracy." In a note dated May 23, the …read more
Benedict XVI and the president of Albania discussed Saturday the nation's path to full integration in the European Union, as Bamir Topi visited the Pontiff at the Vatican. According to the …read more
The king of the only monarchy in the South Pacific visited Benedict XVI today. His Majesty Siaosi Tupou V, king of Tonga, met with the Pope and then with Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, …read more