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King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia met today with Pope Francis, their first meeting as the newly crowned monarchs of Spain. The Holy Father received the king and queen at the Vatican Apostolic Palace. Prior to resigning from the throne, the former King of Spain, Juan Carlos I, met with the Pope in April. During tha...read more
Articles from section "Ambassadors and World Leaders"
The king and queen of Jordan met with Pope Francis in the Vatican today, speaking with him about the need for peace and stability in the Middle East. Although Pope Francis is still on what's …read more
Here is a Vatican working translation of the communique released by the Vatican after Francis' meeting today with the king of Jordan. * * * On the morning of Thursday August 29th 2013 Pope …read more
Pope Francis responded to a letter from Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, telling her that his work is not easy, and requesting her prayers. Fernández de Kirchner wrote the …read more
Francis today met with leaders from Bulgaria and Macedonia, in Rome for an annual visit to mark the feast of Sts. Cyril and Methodius. Vatican Radio reported that the delegation from Bulgaria …read more
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 …read more