Saturday, March 11, 2017

Pope to meet with most powerful European leaders on March 24


On March 24 a historic meeting will take place between the pope and many of the most powerful heads of government throughout Europe.

The meeting was announced by the Director of the Press Office of the Holy See, Greg Burke and will begin at 6 p.m. in the Sala Regia of the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican.

The participants will convene in Rome to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome.

In May 2016, Pope Francis recently spoke about his "European Project” stating, "I dream of a Europe that promotes and protects the rights of everyone, without neglecting its duties towards all. I dream of a Europe of which it will not be said that its commitment to human rights was its last utopia.”

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