Italian prime minister visits Pope to express thanks
CWN - February 18, 2013
Pope Benedict XVI met on Saturday, February 16, with Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti, who had requested an opportunity for a farewell visit before the Pontiff’s resignation takes effect.
In the meeting, which was described by the Vatican as “particularly cordial and intense,” the Italian leader thanked the Pope for his spiritual and moral leadership, on behalf of Italy and Europe.
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