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Pope Francis receives the President of Costa Rica

Vatican City, 09 Nov 2013: Pope Francis received in audience on Friday President of the Republic of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla Miranda. Later, the President met with Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, the Holy See's Secretary for Relations with States.

A statement from the Vatican said that the talks were cordial and both sides stressed the collaboration between Church and State in tackling various social problems and their common concern over protecting human life and the environment. The two parties also discussed the possibility of reaching an accord between Costa Rica and the Holy See aimed at strengthening bilateral relations for the well-being and development of the Central American nation. Finally, both parties discussed the regional situation and a number of international problems and stressed the need to work for the building of peace.
Source: VR Sedoc


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