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Holy See Press Office Communiqué: Audience with the President of the Republic of Peru, 22.09.2017

This morning, Friday 22 September 2017, the Holy Father Francis received in Audience in the Vatican Apostolic Palace, the President of the Republic of Peru, H.E. Mr. Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Godard, who subsequently met with His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State, accompanied by Rev. Msgr. Antoine Camilleri, under-secretary for Relations with States.

During the discussions, which took place in a cordial atmosphere, the good relations between the Holy See and the Republic of Peru were evoked, which will have a significant moment in Pope Francis’ upcoming Apostolic Trip to the country. In addition, some themes of common interest were considered, such as the education of the young, the protection of the environment, development and the fight against poverty. In this context, mention was made of the contribution the Church offers to Peruvian society.

During the conversation, attention turned to various regional and international situations.