President of Cape Verde visits Pope

Pope Francis received the President of Cape Verde, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, today, in the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican. The Pope and the President held cordial discussions in which they recalled the good relations between the Holy See and Cape Verde, as well as their bi-lateral Accord, which is to be signed shortly in the Verdean capital. Also mentioned was the cultural and religious identity of the Cape Verdean population, which is almost entirely Christian, as well as the role that the Catholic Church has played and continues to carry out in the country with her educational and health institutions. In conclusion, some important challenges and situations that particularly concern the region and the t …

Be Sociable, Share!
No comments yet.

Leave a Reply