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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"
Benedict XVI addressed a message of condolence to the president of the Czech Republic after the death Sunday of former President Václav Havel. The Pope noted the time of national mourning, and …read more
The president of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, visited Benedict XVI today in the Vatican. The president was accompanied by Edward Nalbadian, his foreign minister. They went on to meet with the …read more
Lebanon's prime minister, Najib Mikati, was received in audience by Pope Benedict XVI on Monday. In an interview with Vatican Radio before the meeting the political leader said he would invite …read more
The president of the European Council visited Benedict XVI today in the Vatican. According to a brief statement released by the Vatican press office, the Pope and Herman Van Rompuy spoke about …read more
No matter how poor or small a person is, the loss of his life at the hands of another is a tragedy, Benedict XVI said, as he urged Côte d'Ivoire to be courageous in seeking the truth behind …read more