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Pope receives President Humala of Peru

Pope receives President Humala of Peru

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis received the President of the Republic of Peru, Ollanta Moisés Humala Tasso, in private audience Friday. The President then met – in the absence of the Cardinal Secretary of State – Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, secretary for Relations with States.

During the cordial talks mention was made of the good relations between the Holy See and the Republic of Peru, with particular emphasis on the special role of Christianity in the formation of the country, as well as on the contribution that the Catholic Church has given and continues to provide in favor of human, social and cultural development of the population.

Finally, there was an exchange of views on the political and social situation in the region, with a focus on efforts to promote the integral development and environmental protection.

(from Vatican Radio)

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