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This afternoon Pope Francis received in audience His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan. Vatican spokesman, Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, explained that the 40-minute informal session delt primarily with the Pope's upcoming May 24-26 visit to the Holy Land. Prince Ghazi bin Muhammed also attended. Father L...read more
Articles from section "Ambassadors and World Leaders"
Nassir Abdulaziz al-Nasser, president of the 66th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, visited Benedict XVI at the Vatican today. The president subsequently went on to meet …read more
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