Costa Rican president visits Pontiff
November 08, 2013
Pope Francis met on November 8 with President Laura Chinchilla Miranda of Costa Rica, for a discussion that centered on Church-state relations.
In talks with the Pontiff and later with Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, the Secretary for Relations with States, the Costa Rican leader spoke about the prospects for a new accord between the Latin American country and the Holy See, to strengthen bilateral ties. The discussions also touched on the defense of human life, the family, and the environment.
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