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The president of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, visited Francis today at the Vatican. He subsequently met with Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, secretary for Relations with States. During the cordial discussions, mention was made of the Catholic Church's positive contribution in...read more
Articles from section "Ambassadors and World Leaders"
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
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti visited Benedict XVI today at the Vatican, and among the topics the two discussed was the protection of religious minorities. Monti was accompanied by …read more
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