Pope, Merkel discuss European affairs
Catholic World News - May 20, 2013
Pope Francis met on May 18 with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, for a discussion of European political, economic, and especially religious affairs.
A brief Vatican statement released after the meeting said that special emphasis had been placed on “the protection of human rights, the persecution of Christians, religious freedom, and international collaboration for the promotion of peace.” The statement indicated that the Pope had also spoken with Merkel about the shared moral principles of the European community.
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