Action Alert!
Catholic World News

President of Equatorial Guinea meets with Pope, signs new accord

October 25, 2013

Pope Francis met on October 25 with President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea.

The conversation focused on the Church’s activities in the fields of education and social welfare, according to a Vatican statement released after the meeting. During the African leader’s visit, he and Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, the Secretary for Relations with States, signed a new diplomatic accord that establishes the legal rights of Catholic institutions in Equatorial Guinea.


Sound Off! supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.