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Albanian premier meets with Pope Francis

Catholic World News - April 24, 2014

Pope Francis met on April 24 with Prime Minister Edi Rama of Albania.

A brief Vatican statement released after the meeting indicated that the Pontiff had spoken with the Albanian leader about Church-state relations, inter-religious dialogue, the Church’s contributions to Albanian society, and the country’s plans for entry into the European Union.

After their meeting, Pope Francis gave a special blessing to the prime minister’s wife, who is expecting a child.

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