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Pope Francis meets with President of Senegal

Pope Francis meets with President of Senegal

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Tuesday met with the President of Senegal,  Macky Sall, who then met with the Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, who was accompanied by the Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Dominique Mamberti.

A statement from the Holy See Press office said the two men spoke of the cordial relations existing between the Holy See and Senegal, among other things emphasizing the important contribution of the Church in the areas of education and health, as well as the role played in working for peace and national reconciliation.

Finally, they spoke about international issues, with particular attention paid to the current areas of crisis in the region.

(from Vatican Radio)