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Pope Receives Prime Minister of Thailand



Vatican City, 12 September 2013: Pope Francis received in audience on Thursday morning in the Vatican Apostolic Palace, Yingluck Shinawatra, Prime Minister of Thailand, a Vatican communique revealed. Later, she met with Vatican’s Secretary of State, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, and Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Dominique Mamberti.

During the cordial talks, they highlighted the good relations that exist between Thailand and the Holy See, as well as the understanding and cooperation between the Church and the State, particularly in the educational and social fields.

In addition, they also discussed and reviewed some international issues and the political situation in the Asian continent, with particular reference to the importance of intercultural and interreligious dialogue for the promotion of human rights, peace and justice in the region.Source: VR Sedoc




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