Monday, October 25, 2010

VATICAN: POPE: RECEIVES PRESIDENT OF SEYCHELLES


PRESIDENT OF SEYCHELLES RECEIVED BY THE HOLY FATHER VATICAN CITY, 25 OCT 2010 (VIS REPORT) - The Holy See Press Office released the following communique at midday today: "This morning the Holy Father Benedict XVI received in audience James Alix Michel, president of the Republic of the Seychelles. The president subsequently went on to meet with Cardinal Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone S.D.B. who was accompanied by Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, secretary for Relations with States. "Having expressed their contentment at the cordiality of bilateral relations, the two parties exchanged opinions on questions of mutual interest. In this context, attention focused particularly on commitment and collaboration for the promotion of human dignity, especially in fields of great social importance such as the family, education of the young and protection of the environment".OP/ VIS 20101025 (130)


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AUDIENCES VATICAN CITY, 25 OCT 2010 (VIS) - The Holy Father today received in separate audiences: - Archbishop Robert Zollitsch of Freiberg im Breisgau, Germany, president of the German Episcopal Conference. - Participants in an international symposium on Erik Peterson.AP/


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