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Togo's president meets with Pontiff

January 28, 2016

Pope Francis met on January 28 with President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe of the Republic of Togo.

According to a brief Vatican statement released after the meeting, the Pontiff's discussions with the African leader centered on Church-state relations, and especially the work of the Catholic Church n education. The conversation also included a discussion of security issues in sub-Saharan Africa.


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