Pope, UN leader discuss peace efforts, humanitarian needs
Catholic World News - May 31, 2013
Pope Francis met on May 31 with Vuk Jeremic, the president of the 67th session of the UN’s General Assembly.
During the meeting, the Vatican reported, the discussion centered on the UN’s efforts to resolve international conflicts peacefully, with a special focus on conflicts in the Middle East. Pope Francis reportedly stressed the need for reconciliation and respect for ethnic and religious minorities.
The Pope also spoke with the Serbian political leader about the UN’s responses to humanitarian emergencies, its work with refugees, and its contributions toward sustainable development.
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