Irish president meets with Pope
May 22, 2017
Pope Francis met on May 22 with Ireland’s President Michael Higgins.
A brief statement issued by the Vatican after the meeting indicated that the conversation had touched on Church-state relations, protecting the dignity of life, immigration, the environment, and sustainable development. The two also spoke about the “future prospects for the European project.”
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- Holy See Press Office Communiqué: Audience with the President of the Republic of Ireland (Vatican press office)
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