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Pope Meets President of Costa Rica

Pope Francis met President of the Republic of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera, today in the Vatican.

According to a statement released by the Holy See Press Office, the discussions were cordial and expressed satisfaction for the good state of bilateral relations between Costa Rica and the Holy See.

“Appreciation was expressed for the contribution that the Church offers, it noted, “especially in the fields of education, health, the promotion of human and spiritual values and charitable activities.

“Attention then turned to various themes of mutual interest such as the protection of human life, as well as problems of particular current relevance such as migration and drug trafficking. Finally, mention was made of the regional situation and a number of international issues, the statement concluded.

After meeting with the Pope, the president met with Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, accompanied by Vatican Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher.


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