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Portuguese Catholic politician to be next UN secretary-general

December 13, 2016

Catholic World Report profiles Antonio Guterres, Portuguese Catholic politician who will be the next secretary-general of the UN.

Guterres, an active Catholic and founder of a Catholic charitable group, was prime minister of Portugal from 1995 to 2002. While in office he was a public opponent of a referendum bid by leftists politicians to liberalize the country’s abortion law; the referendum was unsuccessful.


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  • Posted by: [email protected] - Dec. 15, 2016 9:16 AM ET USA

    Wait and see if he sticks with his faith and controls some of the far left UN organizations.