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The US government has just announced today that it will restore diplomatic relations with Cuba and open an embassy in Havana. The Vatican Secretariat of State released the following statement in response to the news: * * * The Holy Father wishes to express his warm congratulations for the historic decision take...read more
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The new Canadian ambassador to the Holy See met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday. Dennis Savoie presented his letter of credentials, after beginning a four-year term in October; the …read more
As the U.S. government contemplates how to shut down the Guantanamo Bay detention center, the Holy See has expressed its commitment to help find humanitarian solutions for its current …read more
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Here is the Dec. 4 statement fromArchbishop Dominique Mamberti, Secretary for the Holy See’s Relations with States, at the 21st Ministerial Council of the Organization for Security and …read more
On Thursday, in a very cordial atmosphere, Pope Francis received Armando Guebuza, President of Mozambique. Mozambique became a democracy in 1992 after a lengthy 30-year civil war. A member of …read more